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Availability of type II diabetic families for detection of diabetes susceptibility genes.

Abstract:

Type II diabetes is a familial disorder, as evidenced by the increased prevalence in monozygotic cotwins and first-degree relatives of affected subjects; however, its genetic etiology is largely unknown. Well-characterized pedigrees are an essential resource for the study of susceptibility genes for type II diabetes. This study describes a 5-yr search for type II diabetic families in Oxfordshire, U.K. We interviewed 950 type II diabetic subjects concerning the availability of first-degree rel...

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10.2337/diab.42.10.1536

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Journal:
Diabetes
Volume:
42
Issue:
10
Pages:
1536-1543
Publication date:
1993-10-05
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EISSN:
1939-327X
ISSN:
0012-1797
URN:
uuid:c9025bc8-0ef5-46dc-8558-366a894e94f6
Source identifiers:
184720
Local pid:
pubs:184720

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