werner syndrome

werner syndrome

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Werner Syndrome
  • What is Werner Syndrome?

    What is Werner Syndrome?

    Werner syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by unusually accelerated ageing. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the WRN gene in each cell have mutations.

  • What are the Symptoms of Werner Syndrome?

    What are the Symptoms of Werner Syndrome?

    The characteristic aged appearance of individuals with Werner syndrome typically begins to develop when they are in their twenties and includes graying and loss of hair; a hoarse voice; and thin, hardened skin.

  • How do people inherit Werner Syndrome?

    How do people inherit Werner Syndrome?

    Werner syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the WRN gene in each cell have mutations.

  • What are the related genes of Werner Syndrome?

    What are the related genes of Werner Syndrome?

    Mutations in the WRN gene cause Werner syndrome. The WRN gene provides instructions for producing the Werner protein, which is thought to perform several tasks related to the maintenance and repair of DNA.

  • Werner Syndrome: How common is it?

    Werner Syndrome: How common is it?

    Werner syndrome is estimated to affect 1 in 200,000 individuals in the United States.

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