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Haplotype Association between Haptoglobin (Hp2) and Hp Promoter SNP (A-61C) May Explain Previous Controversy of Haptoglobin and Malaria Protection

  • Sharon E. Cox mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Sharon.cox@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, United Kindgom

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  • Conor Doherty,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) Keneba, MRC Laboratories, The Gambia

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  • Sarah H. Atkinson,

    Affiliations: Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, United Kindgom, Medical Research Council (MRC) Keneba, MRC Laboratories, The Gambia

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  • Chidi V. Nweneka,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) Keneba, MRC Laboratories, The Gambia

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  • Anthony J.C. Fulford,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, United Kindgom

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  • Hala Ghattas,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, United Kindgom

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  • Kirk A. Rockett,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Dominic P. Kwiatkowski,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew M. Prentice

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, United Kindgom

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  • Published: April 11, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000362

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