Fanconi anaemia syndrome and apoptosis: state of the art

Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare recessive, human genetic syndrome characterized by progressive bone marrow failure, developmental abnormalities, predisposition to malignancy, chromosomal instability and DNA damage hypersensitivity. Two (FAA and FAC) of the five genes involved were cloned but their functions remain unknown. At present, the involvement of FA… (More)