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Transmission of multiple sclerosis might be mediated through maternal relatives

Previous studies have produced conflicting evidence regarding the possible maternal or paternal transmission of multiple sclerosis (MS). The results of a study conducted in a genetically isolated population in the The Netherlands with genealogical information going back to the 18th century support a maternal parent-of-origin effect in MS.

Thanks Mom!

June 5, 2008 in research | Permalink

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