NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study published online today in the American Journal of Human Genetics, an international team led by investigators at Case Western Reserve University described a chromosome 5 variant that appears to protect against tuberculosis in individuals who might otherwise be at risk of the disease.

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