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Heritability of malaria in Africa.

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BACKGROUND: While many individual genes have been identified that confer protection against malaria, the overall impact of host genetics on malarial risk remains unknown. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We have used pedigree-based genetic variance component analysis to determine the relative contributions of genetic and other factors to the variability in incidence of malaria and other infectious diseases in two cohorts of children living on the coast of Kenya. In the first, we monitored the incidence ...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
PLoS medicine
Volume:
2
Issue:
12
Pages:
e340
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:070958ff-f421-4785-9839-8be54b64be5e
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90502
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pubs:90502

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