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    • A KIR B centromeric region present in Africans but not Europeans protects pregnant women from pre-eclampsia 

      Nakimuli, Annettee; Chazara, Olympe Anne; Hiby, Susan E; Farrell, Lydia; Tukwasibwe, Stephen; Jayaraman, Jyothi; Traherne, James Arnold et al. (National Academy of Sciences, 2015-01-05)
      In Sub-Saharan Africans, maternal mortality is unacceptably high with >400 deaths/100,000 births compared to <10/100,000 in Europeans. One third of the deaths are caused by pre-eclampsia, a syndrome arising from defective ...