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Submission + - Scientists silence extra chromosome in Down syndrome cells (scienceblog.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Scientists have silenced the extra copy of a chromosome that causes Down syndrome in laboratory stem cells, offering the first evidence that it may be possible to correct the genes responsible for the disorder. The discovery provides the first evidence that the underlying genetic defect responsible for Down syndrome can be suppressed in cells in culture.
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Scientists silence extra chromosome in Down syndrome cells

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