Species: Hu, Mu
Applications: WB, ICC/IF
Fanconi anemia (FA) is a genetic disease that results from a defect in a group of proteins responsible for DNA repair. As the defect occurs in proteins responsible for DNA repair, many patients develop cancer as a symptom. FA results in decreased production of all types of blood cells. The disease is named after Swiss pediatrician Guido Fanconi who originally described the disorder.
Research Areas for Fanconi Anemia
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