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Genetic diversity and disease susceptibility.

Abstract:

The range of genetic diversity within human populations is enormous. Genetic susceptibility to common chronic disease is a significant part of this genetic diversity, which also includes a variety of rare clear-cut inherited diseases. Modern DNA-based genomic analysis can now routinely lead to the identification of genes involved in disease susceptibility, provides the basis for genetic counselling in affected families, and more widely for a genetically targeted approach to disease prevention...

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10.1098/rstb.1997.0083

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Bodmer, WF More by this author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
352
Issue:
1357
Pages:
1045-1050
Publication date:
1997-08-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:7095e054-aa22-4e17-a377-e2d1322a45b5
Source identifiers:
487555
Local pid:
pubs:487555

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