Singapore scientists lead in the discovery of gene responsible for fatal drug allergy

Written on:October 28, 2013
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A team of researchers led by Prof Liu Jianjun from A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has discovered that the presence of a gene allele known as HLA-B*13:01 could cause a severe adverse drug reaction (ADR1) to dapsone, which could be fatal…

Source: Medical Devices


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