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Researchers Develop Mouse Model Of Neurofibromatosis

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December 10, 1999
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University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have developed a mouse tumor model for the most common genetic disorder in humans, von Recklinghausen disease, or neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). With the aid of this model, investigators have learned more about why and how patients with NF-1 develop malignant tumors.

DALLAS - December 10, 1999 - Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have developed a mouse tumor model for the most common genetic disorder in humans, von Recklinghausen disease, or neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). With the aid of this model, investigators have learned more about why and how patients with NF-1 develop malignant tumors.


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