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Rare protection against type 1 diabetes

Robert M Plenge

Author Affiliations

Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Genome Biology 2009, 10:219  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-5-219

Published: 15 May 2009

Abstract

A large population study using ultra-high-throughput DNA sequencing to re-sequence a genetic locus associated with type 1 diabetes reveals rare protective alleles.