Chapter 2. The Role of Genetics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. John B. Beckly,
  2. Tariq Ahmad and
  3. Derek P. Jewell

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch2

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Beckly, J. B., Ahmad, T. and Jewell, D. P. (2006) The Role of Genetics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • genetics;
  • inflammatory bowel disease;
  • polymerase chain reaction;
  • DNA;
  • genotyping

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Inflammatory bowel disease: a genetically determined condition?

  • The disease susceptibility loci

  • Other IBD linkage regions

  • IBD genetics: translation to clinical practice

  • Conclusions