A SNP for Hepatitis C

Duke's David Goldstein and colleagues found a SNP associated with people's response to treatment for hepatitis C — the treatment is more successful in European-American than in African-Americans. The SNP, they report in an advance online publication of Nature, is located near interferon-lambda-3.

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