Another angle to try and figure out the gender difference in MS incidence.
Eur J Neurol. 2007 Oct 26
X chromosome inactivation in females with multiple sclerosis.
Knudsen GP, Harbo HF, Smestad C, Celius EG, Akesson E, Oturai A, Ryder LP, Spurkland A, Orstavik KH.
Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty Division Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
The aetiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is unknown. Autoimmune mechanisms are most probably involved. Loss of immunological tolerance ...