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Canadian Collaborative Project on Genetic Susceptibility to MS, Phase 2: Rationale and method

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Background: Results from the Canadian Collaborative Project on Genetic Susceptibility to Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-Phase 1 (CCPGSMS-Phase 1) together with other family data published since 1982 have led to the following conclusions about the etiology of MS: (i) genetic and non-genetic (environmental) factors are involved in the etiology of MS on a population basis; (ii) the familial aggregation of MS is genetic; (iii) maternal factors do not influence the risk for siblings to develop MS; and (i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
Journal:
CANADIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
216-221
Publication date:
1998-08-05
ISSN:
0317-1671
URN:
uuid:037284f5-2370-42cd-9f71-f2ac0884f75d
Source identifiers:
36649
Local pid:
pubs:36649
Language:
English

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