Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Crohn disease

Chromosome:

Unknown

Location:

Description:

Crohn disease is a specific form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). A study investigating the transmission of IBD revealed that in 33 parent-child pairs with CD, disease susceptibility was transmitted from the mother 28 times (p = 0.00007) (Akolkar PN et al. 1997).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

472

Last Modified 8/1/2004

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