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Linkage analysis and the tracking of susceptibility genes

  • Kevin Stopps (a1) and Fiona Macdonald (a1)


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Address for correspondence:Molecular Genetics Laboratory, West Midlands Regional Genetics Service, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TG.


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