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Researchers Develop Mouse Models Of Neurofibromatosis

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December 13, 1999
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Two strains of mice genetically engineered to develop neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a tumor-producing hereditary disease of the peripheral nerves, are likely to improve understanding of the progression of NF1 and provide much needed models in which to evaluate therapies for the disease.

December 10, 1999 — Two strains of mice genetically engineered to develop neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a tumor-producing hereditary disease of the peripheral nerves, are likely to improve understanding of the progression of NF1 and provide much needed models in which to evaluate therapies for the disease.


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