[Frequency analysis of NOD2 gene mutations in Korean patients with Crohn's disease].

@article{Lee2005FrequencyAO,
  title={[Frequency analysis of NOD2 gene mutations in Korean patients with Crohn's disease].},
  author={Gin Hyug Lee and Chan Gyoo Kim and Joo Sung Kim and Hyun Chae Jung and In Sung Song},
  journal={The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={162-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Several studies from Western populations have recently shown that three mutations in NOD2 gene (C2104T, G2722C, and 3020insC) are associated with susceptibility to Crohn's disease (CD). However, three mutations were shown not to be associated with CD in Japanese and Chinese population. Here, we have analyzed the frequency of three NOD2 mutations in Korean patients to determine whether the NOD2 mutations are associated with susceptibility to CD in Korean population. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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