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New Study Shows Psoriasis DNA Hotspots

Posted: February 10, 2009

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The number of disease genes that can be identified more than triples if the study size can be increased two to three fold. "We invite participation of psoriasis patients from across the country," says Elder.

Funding for this study was provided by the National Institutes of Health and by the Genetic Association Information Network (GAIN).

Reference: Nature Genetics, volume 41, no. 2, p. 199-204.

Adapted from materials provided by University of Michigan Health System, via EurekAlert!, a service of AAAS.

Science Daily, January 27, 2009