Putting diabetes on the map

Culverwell, Melissa
January 1995
Countdown;Winter95, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p28
Discusses the genetic factors of diabetes. Lee Ducat of the Human Biological Data Interchange (HBDI); Collection of blood samples from families; Type I diabetes' disregard of the laws of simple genetic transmission; Linkage analysis of diabetes genes; Microsatellites' role in allowing systematic screening of entire genome for linkage; Role of HLA and INS in diabetes; Use of DNA from HBDI's cell lines. INSET: The Human Biological Data Interchange..


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