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


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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