RE: Type 1 diabetes murine gene found, vaccine on the cards

From: Emlyn O'regan (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 22:02:46 MDT

btw, Type I diabetes is the nasty, insulin dependent kind; Type II is the
less severe variant. That might save a bit of googling for some people out

Excellent news!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Damien Broderick []
> Sent: Friday, 28 September 2001 12:24
> To:
> Subject: Type 1 diabetes murine gene found, vaccine on the cards
> Dr Robyn Slattery at the Australian National University has announced
> discovery of a key gene conducing to type 1 diabetes in mice.
> Everyone is
> running about wagging their tails, saying this has been
> sought desperately
> for 20 years, and could be what's needed to create a vaccine.
> Damien Broderick

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