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Association of gastric adenocarcinoma with the HLA class II gene DQB10301.

Authors
  • Lee, J E1
  • Lowy, A M
  • Thompson, W A
  • Lu, M
  • Loflin, P T
  • Skibber, J M
  • Evans, D B
  • Curley, S A
  • Mansfield, P F
  • Reveille, J D
  • 1 Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gastroenterology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1996
Volume
111
Issue
2
Pages
426–432
Identifiers
PMID: 8690208
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HLA-DQB1*0301 is more common in caucasian patients with gastric adenocarcinoma than noncancer controls. The mechanism linking HLA-DQB1*0301 with gastric adenocarcinoma is not likely through increased susceptibility to H. pylori infection.

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