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Missing genes link to psoriasis
Date:1/28/2009

opulation, and causes patches of scaly, itchy skin. It generally affects prominent areas such as the elbows and knees, and commonly affects the scalp, but can affect any part of the skin.

Last year Professor Armour headed a research project, also published in Nature Genetics, which showed that psoriasis risk was affected by variation in the number of beta-defensin genes a gene known to trigger skin inflammation in response to infection. The research established that people with extra copies of the gene might be more prone to developing psoriasis.


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Contact: Prof. John Armour
john.armour@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-582-30308
University of Nottingham
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