Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: New gene mutation associated with Fabry cardiomyopathy

(University of Eastern Finland) The A143T variant of the GLA gene is associated with an increased risk of Fabry cardiomyopathy, according to a new study. The variant plays a role in lipid metabolism. According to the researchers, patients carrying the mutation and manifesting changes in the heart should initiate treatment to prevent the disease from progressing.