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Arthritis Res Ther. 2003; 5(2): 51–53.
Published online 2003 January 13.
PMCID: PMC165031

New hope for haplotype mapping


The systematic analysis of polymorphisms across large parts of the human genome has begun to provide the first information on haplotypes and the problem of linkage disequilibrium across large genomic regions. These data suggest that significant regions of the genome show highly conserved haplotypes, potentially enhancing the ability to detect disease associations.

Keywords: evolution, genetics, haplotypes, human leukocyte antigen

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