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Rare Mutation Find May Offer Clues To Treating Osteoporosis

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March 16, 1998
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
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Unsightly, defective teeth -- but extraordinarily strong bones -- result from an unusual genetic mutation identified, located and cloned for the first time by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and Wake Forest University.

By DAVID WILLIAMSON UNC-CH News Services


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