By Eiren Sweetman et al in Sage Journals.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a poorly understood disease affecting 0.2%–2% of the global population. To gain insight into the pathophysiology of ME/CFS in New Zealand, we examined the transcriptomes of peripheral blood mononuclear cells by RNA-seq analysis in a small well-characterized patient group (10 patients), with age/gender-matched healthy controls (10 control subjects). Twenty-seven gene transcripts were increased 1.5- to sixfold and six decreased three- to sixfold in the patient group (P < 0.01).
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