Association of the TSHR gene with Graves' disease: the first disease specific locus

Abstract

The development of autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) is associated with autoantibodies directed against the thyroid stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR). Previous studies have failed to demonstrate a consistent association between the TSHR and AITD, or any of its sub-phenotypes. In the present study, we analysed the linkage disequilibrium (LD) structure… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201485

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