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Dorey and Yolanda Nez are a married Navajo couple who bear an unjust burden: their daughter (Leanndra, 16) and her younger brother (who passed away at age 11) were both born with Xeroderma Pigmentosum, also known as XP.
Both albinism and xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) are very common in this part of East Africa.
For the first time in 1969, the crucial role played by DNA repair in preventing cancer was conclusively demonstrated by Cleaver (2), when he identified a defect in the pathway of excision repair among patients with Xeroderma Pigmentosum.
One attendee asked about the cost of clothes and equipment for the protection of children affected with Xeroderma pigmentosum ("moon children").
They said Xeroderma pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of DNA repair in which the ability to repair damage caused by ultraviolet light is deficient, they added.
61 Abbreviations: ATM, ataxia telangiectasia-mutated; FANCC, Fanconi anemia complementation group C; UBC13, ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme 13; XPG, Xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group G; XRCC3, X-ray repair complementing defective repair in Chinese hamster cells 3.
Topics covered include clinical features of Cockayne and related syndromes, the molecular basis and molecular diagnosis of CS transcription-coupled repair, CS Group B protein and chromatin structure, cell signaling, cell cycle defects and apoptosis in CS, and overlap with xeroderma pigmentosum and other progeroid syndromes.
Contributing factors implied in the pathogenesis of OSSN include high exposure to ultraviolet rays, irradiation, (6) immunosuppression after human immunodeficiency virus infection, (7) organ transplantation, (8) chronic irritation, (9) and genetically predisposed states, such as xeroderma pigmentosum (XP).