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The X-chromosome and susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis.

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OBJECTIVE: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) affects 0.25-1.0% of the population, and its etiology is incompletely understood. Susceptibility to this highly familial disease (lambda(s) = 58) is primarily genetically determined. There is a significant sex bias in AS, and there are differences in recurrence risk to the offspring of affected mothers and fathers, suggesting that there may be an X-linked recessive effect. We undertook an X-chromosome linkage study to determine any contribution of the X...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Arthritis and rheumatism
Volume:
43
Issue:
6
Pages:
1353-1355
Publication date:
2000-06-01
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EISSN:
1529-0131
ISSN:
0004-3591
Source identifiers:
108676
Language:
English
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uuid:4d6391c9-6f50-47d7-999c-9361768d7f3d
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2013-11-17

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