Nourah Atallah

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BACKGROUND Accurate diagnosis of the primary cause of an individual's kidney disease can be essential for proper management. Some kidney diseases have overlapping histopathologic features despite being caused by defects in different genes. In this report, we describe 2 consanguineous Saudi Arabian families in which individuals presented with kidney failure(More)
CCR5 is a chemokine receptor that was found to be used by HIV as a co-receptor for entering target cells. A 32 bp deletion was described in certain people that rendered CCR5 non-functional. The mutant allele CCR5-Δ32 has been shown to prevent HIV infection. In addition, stem cell transplantation with the CCR5-Δ32 homozygous genotype can lead to clearance of(More)
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