Multifactorial diseases: asthma genetics point the way.


Journal Article

A recent study has identified the variation in the ADAM33 gene as an important risk factor for asthma. This is not only good news for asthma sufferers, suggesting new directions for diagnostics and treatment, but also provides encouragement that unravelling the genetics of common diseases may not be quite as hard as had been feared.

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Cited Authors

  • Ahmadi, KR; Goldstein, DB

Published Date

  • October 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 20

Start / End Page

  • R702 - R704

PubMed ID

  • 12401189

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12401189

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1879-0445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0960-9822(02)01211-3


  • eng