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Carrying the aspartylglucosaminuria (AGU) mutation predisposes to chronic arthritis, researchers in Finland have found. There the mutation and the autosomal recessive disorder are more common. The carrier frequency of the AGUF in major gene is 1 in 50–85 (about 70 000 people), and 240 cases of AGU are known.

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