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Team FARA Blog

Team FARA members are running, walking, biking and swimming for FA research around the world.

While they are geographically dispersed, Team FARA is united with the same goal: to draw attention to FA through acts of physical endurance and to support the advancement of FA research towards treatments and a cure for FA.

Successful Day!

We passed inspection! All of our vehicles have all required signage and lighting and all the bikes have all required reflective tape and lighting. Everyone pulled together and ironed out all the details to make it happen on time.

We finished up the day with a huge meal at Outback Steakhouse. On the way back from the restaurant we discussed the difference between a triplet repeat and a point mutation in FA. Mike Andresen gave us a laymen lecture from the back of the rental car and brought us a little closer to an understanding...now I realize many of you have no idea what a triplet repeat or a point mutation is so here's my challenge:

For those that have a decent understanding of these concepts, please post your explanation in a comment below. Perhaps we can all learn something about FA and what causes it.

By the way I checked the analytics and we had 408 hits on this blog yesterday! Biggest day ever! Thank you for spreading the word. Stay tuned and tell a friend!

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