Identification of loss-of-function mutations in filaggrin causing ichthyosis vulgaris and predisposing to other diseases

William Henry Irwin McLean (Inventor), Frances Jane Dorothy Smith (Inventor)

    Research output: Patent

    Abstract

    The present invention relates to the identification of loss-of-function mutations in the filaggrin gene and their use in diagnosing ichthyosis vulgaris and/or susceptibility to other diseases including atopic dermatitis (eczema), asthma, psoriasis and allergies (including food allergy).
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO/2007/068946
    IPCPCT/GB2006/004707
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2008

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