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Latest news from Concordia University shows that Vitamin B5 may be the key to treating a dangerous rare genetic condition, according to new research


Undergrad Paria Asadi found immediate benefits in fruit flies with TANGO2 deficiency disease.

A simple vitamin could successfully treat a rare but potentially fatal genetic disease, according to new research led by a Concordia undergraduate student.

In a paper published in the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, the authors describe how vitamin B5 can mitigate the life-altering and life-threatening effects related to mutations in the Transport and Golgi Organization 2 (TANGO2) gene in Drosophila melanogaster—fruit flies.

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