Scientists have found a gene responsible for the development of osteoporosis

Scientists have found a gene responsible for the development of osteoporosisAmerican scientists have found a gene, which presumably indicates a person's susceptibility to osteoporosis. This gene was named Alox15. According to the journal Nature, the discovery made by scientists from the University of science and health in Oregon. The team of scientists, led by Dr. Richard Klein managed to mice that lack this gene. In these mice, the risk of developing osteoporosis was much smaller. Scientists believe that the discovery will help to find ways of dealing with this disease, factor in the development of which is also inadequate intake of minerals. According to BBC.



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