L-leucine alleviates Diamond-Blackfan anemia

Ashley N. Kamimae-Lanning, Peter Kurre

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In this issue of Blood, Jaako et al 1 and Payne et al 2 provide important preclinical validation that the essential amino acid leucine can ameliorate defective erythropoiesis in murine and zebrafish models of Diamond-Blackfan anemia, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2157-2158
Number of pages2
Issue number11
StatePublished - Sep 13 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Cell Biology

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