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    The ultra-rare, pediatric premature aging disorder Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is caused by mutation of LMNA, encoding the nuclear architectural protein lamin A. Patients develop atherosclerosis and typically die of heart failure in their teens. FDA-approved Zokinvy prevents farnesylation of lamin A, reduces vascular stiffness, and extends survival in HGPS patients. To view this Bench to Bedside, open or download the PDF. Copyright © 2020. Published by Elsevier Inc.


    Tom Misteli. Farnesyltransferase inhibition in HGPS. Cell. 2021 Jan 21;184(2):293

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    PMID: 33482093

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