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Crohn's disease

Genes, viruses and microbes

Variations in several genes can increase an individual's susceptibility to complex disorders. But what tips the balance to cause the full-blown disease? For Crohn's disease, viruses could provide part of the answer.

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Simmons, A. Genes, viruses and microbes. Nature 466, 699–700 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466699a

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