NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While characterizing a small X chromosome duplication implicated in gigantism, a National Institutes of Health-led team identified a recurrent gene mutation that appears to cause acromegaly — a related, rare condition in adults that involves excess growth hormone release by the pituitary gland.

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