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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 705862, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/705862
Research Article

HLA-B*40 Allele Plays a Role in the Development of Acute Leukemia in Mexican Population: A Case-Control Study

1Laboratorio de Sinovio Análisis Molecular, Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación, Secretaría de Salud (SSA), Calzada México-Xochimilco Número 289, Tlalpan, 14389 México, DF, Mexico
2Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Circuito Interior, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán, 04510 México, DF, Mexico
3Centro Nacional de la Transfusión Sanguínea, SSA. Avenida Othón de Mendizábal 195, Gustavo A. Madero, 07360 México, DF, Mexico
4Immunogenetics Division, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán (INCMNSZ), SSA. Vasco de Quiroga 15, Col. Sección XVI, Tlalpan, 14000 México, DF, Mexico

Received 29 July 2013; Revised 7 October 2013; Accepted 16 October 2013

Academic Editor: Jorge Fabián Quarleri

Copyright © 2013 Javier Fernández-Torres et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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