Inheritance of MHC class II genes in Lithuanian families with type 1 diabetes.

Abstract

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is caused by genetic and environmental factors. Twice as many fathers as mothers of children with type 1 DM have the disease. The reason for the differences remains unclear. We looked at the transmission rates of diabetes-related alleles from parents to children with diabetes. All children with newly diagnosed type 1 DM from… (More)

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@article{SadauskaitKuehne2003InheritanceOM, title={Inheritance of MHC class II genes in Lithuanian families with type 1 diabetes.}, author={Vaiva Sadauskaitė-Kuehne and Ken Veys and Johnny Ludvigsson and Žilvinas Padaiga and Carani Balaraman Sanjeevi}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={2003}, volume={1005}, pages={295-300} }