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"Cockayne syndrome"

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    in humans causes the disorder known as Cockayne syndrome. Cockayne syndrome manifests in childhood and results in premature aging and death at an average age of 10-12.The researchers found that, when the miceRead more

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Cockayne syndrome


Cockayne syndrome (CS) (also called Weber-Cockayne syndrome, or Neill-Dingwall syndrome) is a rare autosomal recessive, congenital disorder characterized by growth failure, impaired development of the nervous system, abnormal sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity), and premature aging. Hearing loss and eye abnormalities (pigmentary retinopathy) are other common features, but problems with...More