Published in Genomics and Genetics Weekly, March 4th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, "that genetic factors contribute to the onset and progression of chronic diabetic complications is highly convincing, but the gene or genes conferring susceptibility to these diseases remain to be identified."
"To identify genetic elements that might confer susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy, we performed a genome-wide analysis of gene-based single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in a large cohort of Japanese diabetic patients. In case-control association studies, patients with...
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