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No effect of parental age on risk of multiple sclerosis: a population-based study.

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BACKGROUND: Genetic and environmental factors have important roles in multiple sclerosis (MS) susceptibility. A clear parent-of-origin effect has been shown in several populations. Advanced maternal age has been shown to be associated with adverse outcomes in offspring including chromosomal abnormalities. Advanced paternal age is associated with a number of adult onset disorders including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In a population-based Canadian cohort, we investigated whether there...

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10.1159/000268822

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
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Journal:
Neuroepidemiology
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
106-109
Publication date:
2010
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EISSN:
1423-0208
ISSN:
0251-5350
URN:
uuid:bf093a0d-f799-4ada-bff1-2ac876116991
Source identifiers:
35047
Local pid:
pubs:35047

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