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Gene linked to type 1 diabetes

 
  July, 5 2002 0:53
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Gene linked to type 1 diabetes

This gene plays a dramatic role in diabetes among rats, and is also present in nearly identical form in humans. Further study of the gene may help explain the little-understood processes of the thymus. The thymus is a vital part of the body's immune system, which sometimes attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, leading to type 1 diabetes.

Contact:
Walter Neary
wneary@u.washington.edu
206-685-3841
University of Washington


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