Genetic Link to Lupus
More Than a Dozen Different Genes May Play a Role in Causing Lupus
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Oct. 19, 2009 – At least a dozen or more genes may help explain what causes lupus, according to two new studies.
Researchers have identified 12 genetic variants that are associated with an increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the disease commonly referred to as lupus.
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