Distinct distribution of killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genes in the Mugil and Ilaita areas of Papua New Guinea
E John, FT Christiansen, I Mueller, L Schofield, D Senitzer, P Siba, CS Witt
Tissue Antigens | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
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This work was supported by grants (516735 and 637406) from the National Health and Medical Research Foundation. Infrastructure was supported by the Victorian State Government OIS and NHMRC IRIISS grants. LS is an International Research Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. We would like to thank the IMR field teams, in particular Pascal Michon, Livingstone Tavul, Elija Dabod, Enmoore Lin and Benson Kiniboro, the study participants, their parents and guardians and the staff of the Mugil and Ilaita Health centres for the collection of the sample used for this study. The Ilaita study was supported by funding from the National Institute of Health (AI063135) and the Australian Agency for International Development.