Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Gene coding error found in rare, inherited form of lung-scarring disorder linked to short telomeres

By combing through the entire genetic sequences of a person with a lung scarring disease and 13 of the person's relatives, researchers say they have found a coding error in a single gene that is likely responsible for a rare form of the disease and the abnormally short protective DNA caps on chromosomes long associated with it.