Study Reveals Genetic Makeup of CMT Patients in Central South China

Study Reveals Genetic Makeup of CMT Patients in Central South China

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Study Reveals Genetic Makeup of CMT Patients in Central South China

Genetic analysis conducted by researchers in China has advanced the understanding of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease and related disorders, a study suggests. The analysis revealed a relatively higher proportion of those with subtype CMT2 and a lower occurrence of PMP22 gene duplication, a common genetic defect linked to the condition, in CMT patients in central south China. The analysis, “Genotype and phenotype distribution of 435 patients with Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease from central south China,” was published in…

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