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    • Complement genes contribute sex-biased vulnerability in diverse disorders 

      Kamitaki, Nolan; Sekar, Aswin; Handsaker, Robert E.; de Rivera, Heather; Tooley, Katherine; Morris, David L.; Taylor, Kimberly E.; Whelan, Christopher W.; Tombleson, Philip; Loohuis, Loes M. Olde; Boehnke, Michael; Kimberly, Robert P.; Kaufman, Kenneth M.; Harley, John B.; Langefeld, Carl D.; Seidman, Christine; Pato, Michele T.; Pato, Carlos N.; Ophoff, Roel A.; Graham, Robert R.; Criswell, Lindsey A.; Vyse, Timothy J.; McCarroll, Steven (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-05-11)
      Many common illnesses differentially affect men and women for unknown reasons. The autoimmune diseases lupus and Sjögren’s syndrome affect nine times more women than men, whereas schizophrenia affects men more frequently ...
    • Schizophrenia risk from complex variation of complement component 4 

      Sekar, Aswin; Bialas, Allison R.; de Rivera, Heather; Davis, Avery; Hammond, Timothy R.; Kamitaki, Nolan; Tooley, Katherine; Presumey, Jessy; Baum, Matthew; Van Doren, Vanessa; Genovese, Giulio; Rose, Samuel A.; Handsaker, Robert E.; Daly, Mark J.; Carroll, Michael C.; Stevens, Beth; McCarroll, Steven A. (2016)
      Schizophrenia is a heritable brain illness with unknown pathogenic mechanisms. Schizophrenia’s strongest genetic association at a population level involves variation in the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) locus, but ...