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Genes add up risk of autoimmune disease

Posted Sep 28 2008 10:31pm

Geneticists have identified a link between the number of copies of a specific gene an individual has and their susceptibility to autoimmune diseases like lupus.

The research by Professor Tim Aitman of the Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London, and colleagues, is published in Nature Genetics.

From Medical News 

Filed under: Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Theranostics, gene expression, genetics, genome sequencing, genotyping, microarray, personalized medicine

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