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2010-07-09 13:32:21

Discovery may provide clues to disease mechanisms and new treatments for focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis An in-depth study of a family with multiple generations affected by kidney disease has identified a previously unknown location for a gene abnormality causing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). "We identified a region in the human genome on chromosome 2p that is...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'