Sequencing almost 60,000 cells, researchers have found that certain cilia progenitor cells have gene transcripts for ACE2 and co-factor TMPRSS2, enabling COVID-19 infection.
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Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)
Scientists at the Berlin Institute of Health have discovered how mutations in a new disease gene CLCN2 cause the unusual inherited form of high blood pressure: Familial hyperaldosteronism type II.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations cause severe disorders that are untreatable and mostly affect the nervous system. The difficulty in funding therapies may also be explained by the lack of viable modelling systems...