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Genetics of infectious disease resistance.

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The identification of large numbers of candidates genes and the introduction of methodologies for whole-genome screening have provided new opportunities for elucidating the molecular basis of variable susceptibility to major infectious diseases. 12 genes have been implicated in variable susceptibility to malaria and susceptibility/resistance genes for several other infectious diseases are beginning to be identified. Recent work suggests that large-scale family linkage and population associati...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current opinion in genetics and development
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
348-353
Publication date:
1996-06-05
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EISSN:
1879-0380
ISSN:
0959-437X
URN:
uuid:aae1f8c0-9590-4a1a-b847-7af0576623a2
Source identifiers:
35968
Local pid:
pubs:35968

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