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Meta-analysis of genome-wide association study data identifies additional type 1 diabetes risk loci

Cooper, JD; Smyth, DJ; Smiles, AM; Plagnol, V; Walker, NM; Allen, JE; Downes, K; (2008) Meta-analysis of genome-wide association study data identifies additional type 1 diabetes risk loci. NAT GENET , 40 (12) 1399 - 1401. 10.1038/ng.249.

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Abstract

We carried out a meta-analysis of data from three genome-wide association (GWA) studies of type 1 diabetes (T1D), testing 305,090 SNPs in 3,561 T1D cases and 4,646 controls of European ancestry. We obtained further support for 4q27 (IL2-IL21, P = 1.9 x 10(-8)) and, after genotyping an additional 6,225 cases, 6,946 controls and 2,828 families, convincing evidence for four previously unknown and distinct risk loci in chromosome regions 6q15 (BACH2, P = 4.7 x 10(-12)), 10p15 (PRKCQ, P = 3.7 x 10(-9)), 15q24 (CTSH, P = 3.2 x 10(-15)) and 22q13 (C1QTNF6, P = 2.0 x 10(-8)).

Type: Article
Title: Meta-analysis of genome-wide association study data identifies additional type 1 diabetes risk loci
DOI: 10.1038/ng.249
Keywords: LARGE-SCALE, PKC-THETA, DISEASES, REGION, BACH2
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > Biosciences (Division of) > Genetics, Evolution and Environment > UCL Genetics Institute
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/154273
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