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Posted 05 May 2010 - 05:11 AM

New Genetic Link to Scleroderma Discovered.

Scientists report they found a new region of the human genome associated with increased systemic scleroderma susceptibility. “With our latest discovery, we are probably a quarter of the way to finding the genes and pathways responsible forsystemic scleroderma.” Said Maureen D. Mayes, MD. ScienceDaily. 04/29/10. (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma: Genetics)

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