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Challenges in the Genetic Epidemiology of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

  • Anders Green
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 270)

Abstract

The advances in human genetics and molecular biology during the last decades have provided new opportunities for a better understanding of the genetic and molecular susceptibility to many diseases of complex aetiology, including insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). This is illustrated by the almost exploding number of publications dealing with new genetic and molecular markers of IDDM. As a consequence of this development, a new front, the molecular epidemiology of IDDM, has emerged in the efforts to unravel the aetiology of IDDM.

Keywords

Genetic Marker Segregation Analysis Complex Aetiology Disease Susceptibility Gene Disease Determinant 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders Green
    • 1
  1. 1.Genetic Epidemiology Research UnitOdense UniversityOdense CDenmark

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