Search and insights into novel genetic alterations leading to classical and atypical Werner syndrome.

Abstract

Segmental progeroid syndromes are a group of disorders with multiple features resembling accelerated aging. Adult-onset Werner syndrome (WS) and childhood-onset Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome are the best known examples. The discovery of genes responsible for such syndromes has facilitated our understanding of the basic mechanisms of aging as well as… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000356030

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