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The signature of long-standing balancing selection at the human defensin β-1 promoter

Rachele Cagliani1, Matteo Fumagalli12, Stefania Riva1, Uberto Pozzoli1, Giacomo P Comi3, Giorgia Menozzi1, Nereo Bresolin13 and Manuela Sironi1*

Author Affiliations

1 Scientific Institute IRCCS E. Medea, Bioinformatic Lab, Via don L. Monza 20, 23842 Bosisio Parini (LC), Italy

2 Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Pzza L. da Vinci, 32, 20133 Milan, Italy

3 Dino Ferrari Centre, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Via F. Sforza 35, 20100 Milan, Italy

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Genome Biology 2008, 9:R143  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-9-r143

Published: 25 September 2008

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DEFB1 promoter haplotypes are reported for AS, AUA, SAI and YRI.

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