Pages tagged with Disorders

Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)

In 1968 J.E. Cleaver et al discovered that Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) was caused by a defect in a DNA repair mechanism repairing UV-damage. XP is a...

Xeroderma pigmentosum variant (XPV)

1979 J.E. Cleaver et al determined that “pigmented xerodermoid” cells could repair the UV- damage tested to determine XP cells at the same level as...