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What does 8p stand for?

8p stands for Short Arm of Chromosome 8

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The gene for Werner's syndrome is located on the short arm of chromosome 8, of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes, and seems to affect an enzyme known as helicase, which is involved in the metabolism and repair of DNA.