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Congenital Urinary Tract Defects

Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and collaborators have identified a genetic mutation that causes congenital malformations of the kidney and urinary tract, a common form of birth defect and the most common cause of kidney failure in children. It is the first time that a specific genetic mutation has been linked to… Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects   

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