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Genetics of multiple sclerosis.

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common demyelinating disease of the central nervous system affecting primarily young adults. Evidence from genetic epidemiological studies demonstrate that the observed familial clustering of MS is primarily due to shared genes between family members. Molecular investigations have failed to elucidate susceptibilty loci with the exception of the HLA DRB1*1501, DQA1*0102, DQB1*0602 haplotype of the major histocompatibility complex. Results from genomic screens stres...

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10.1055/s-2008-1040880

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Seminars in neurology
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
295-299
Publication date:
1998-01-01
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EISSN:
1098-9021
ISSN:
0271-8235
Source identifiers:
36254
Language:
English
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pubs:36254
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uuid:ca8fca2e-57ad-4933-a33d-d036377f00ef
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pubs:36254
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2012-12-19

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