A follow-up linkage study of Finnish pre-eclampsia families identifies a new fetal susceptibility locus on chromosome 18


Pre-eclampsia is a common vascular disorder of pregnancy. It originates in the placenta and targets the maternal endothelium. According to epidemiological research, >50% of the liability to this disorder can be accounted for by genetic factors. Both maternal and fetal genes contribute to the risk, but especially the fetal genetic risk profile is still… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ejhg.2013.6


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