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Genetic susceptibility to psoriasis in Sweden


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Title: Genetic susceptibility to psoriasis in Sweden
Authors: Enlund, Fredrik 1968-
Issue Date: 2000
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Clinical Genetics
Avdelningen för klinisk genetik
Date of Defence: 2000-05-04
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: CD80
CD86
joint complaints
linkage analysis
NPL
psoriasis
TDT
chromosome region 3q21
Abstract: A common skin disease affecting about 2-3% of the population, psoriasis has an inheritance pattern that is unclear, but most probably many genes are involved in its pathogenesis. Other studies have suggested many susceptibility regions in the genome, but as yet independent studies have replicated only some of these regions located on chromosome 1q, 6p and 17q.In searching for psoriasis candidate regions, we analysed a large Swedish psoriasis material that comprised 104 families; in each of which... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/10834
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