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More MS news articles for November 2002

Genetics of autoimmune diseases in humans and in animal models

Curr Opin Immunol 2002 Dec;14(6):803-11
Morahan G, Morel L.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria 3050, Australia

Recent applications of the genetic characterisation of autoimmunity in humans and in animal models have allowed the further mapping of many disease loci and, in some cases, the identification of disease genes.

New approaches to the analysis of mapping, characterisation and identification of susceptibility genes have also been developed.