Published in Health Risk Factor Week, March 20th, 2007
Study 1: New investigation results, "Interaction of KIR genes and G1M immunoglobulin allotypes confer susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in Puerto Rican Americans," are detailed in a study published in Human Immunology. "The susceptibility to type 2 diabetes (T2D) involves genetic factors. We studied the distribution of KIR and MHC class I ligands phenotype and genotype frequencies, as well as immunoglobulin KM and GM allotype frequencies in a group of patients (N=95) with T2D and ethnically matched healthy controls (N=74) with Puerto Rican ethnic background," scientists in the United States...
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