Variation by Ethnicity in the Prevalence of Congenital Thyroid Malformation

Variation by Ethnicity in the Prevalence of Congenital Thyroid Malformation

Stoppa-Vaucher S, Van Vliet G, Deladoƫy J. Variation by Ethnicity in the Prevalence of Congenital Hypothyroidism due to Thyroid Dysgenesis. Thyroid 2011; 21(1):13-8. Thyroid dysgenesis is less prevalent in Blacks and more prevalent in Caucasians. Blacks being more genetically diverse, this suggests oligogenic mechanisms accounting for thyroid dysgenesis.

Gene expression of ectopic thyroids

Gene expression of ectopic thyroids

Abu-Khudir R, Paquette J, Lefort A, Libert F, Chanoine JP, Vassart G, DeladoĆ«y J. Transcriptome, Methylome and Genomic Variations Analysis of Ectopic Thyroid Glands. PLoS ONE 2010; 5(10): e13420 Highlighted by the Target Intelligence Service (TIS), a database used by pharmaceutical companies to identify groundbreaking research of relevance for their own work on potential drug … Continue reading »