Novel MPZ Gene Mutations Causing CMT1B in Chinese Patients

Novel MPZ Gene Mutations Causing CMT1B in Chinese Patients

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Novel MPZ Gene Mutations Causing CMT1B in Chinese Patients

Two newly reported mutations in the MPZ gene resulted in Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease type 1B in Chinese patients, according to a recent study. Taken together with previous cases, the findings further show the diversity of MPZ mutations in Chinese patients, the scientists said. The study, “Two Novel Myelin Protein Zero Mutations in a Group of Chinese Patients,” was published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology. CMT is an inherited disorder of the peripheral nervous system…

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