A gene for susceptibility to tuberculosis

Secko, David
May 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/24/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 11, p1436
Academic Journal
Explores the discovery that sheds new light on the molecular basis of the pathogenesis of tuberculosis (TB). Proof of the influence of genetics on one's susceptibility to TB; Experiment conducted by Hui Pan and colleagues in 2000 to determine the genes involved in controlling cell-mediated immunity; Information on the gene called the Intracellular pathogen resistance 1.


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