Cause of short stature in African Pygmies

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Molecular Genetics and Metabolism
Article in Press
The shortness of Pygmies is associated with severe under-expression of the Growth Hormone Receptor
Mauro Bozzola et al.

In this article, the authors observed a markedly reduced GHR gene expression in adult Pygmies, while the genetics cause for this remains to be uncovered.

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Philippe Campeau

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