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    • Low-frequency and rare exome chip variants associate with fasting ​glucose and type 2 diabetes susceptibility 

      Wessel, Jennifer; Chu, Audrey Y.; Willems, Sara M.; Wang, Shuai; Yaghootkar, Hanieh; Brody, Jennifer A.; Dauriz, Marco et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-01-29)
      Fasting ​glucose and ​insulin are intermediate traits for type 2 diabetes. Here we explore the role of coding variation on these traits by analysis of variants on the HumanExome BeadChip in 60,564 non-diabetic individuals ...
    • MTNR1B rs10830963 is associated with fasting plasma glucose, HbA1C and impaired beta-cell function in Chinese Hans from Shanghai 

      Liu, Chen; Wu, Ying; Li, Huaixing; Qi, Qibin; Langenberg, Claudia; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Lin, Xu (2010-04-14)
      Abstract Background Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in White Europeans have shown that genetic variation rs10830963 in melatonin receptor 1B gene (MTNR1B) is associated with fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes, which ...
    • Rare coding variants and X - linked loci associated with age at menarche 

      Lunetta, Kathryn L.; Day, Felix; Sulem, Patrick; Ruth, Katherine S.; Tung, Joyce Y.; Hinds, David A.; Esko, Tõnu et al. (NPG, 2015-08-04)
      More than 100 loci have been identified for age at menarche by genome-wide association studies; however, collectively these explain only ~3% of the trait variance. Here we test two overlooked sources of variation in 192,974 ...
    • Replication and Characterization of Association between ABO SNPs and Red Blood Cell Traits by Meta-Analysis in Europeans 

      McLachlan, Stela; Giambartolomei, Claudia; White, Jon; Charoen, Pimphen; Wong, Andrew; Finan, Chris; Engmann, Jorgen et al. (Public Library of Science, 2016-06-09)
      Red blood cell (RBC) traits are routinely measured in clinical practice as important markers of health. Deviations from the physiological ranges are usually a sign of disease, although variation between healthy individuals ...
    • Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify novel rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension 

      Surendran, Praveen; Drenos, Fotios; Young, Robin; Warren, Helen; Cook, James P.; Manning, Alisa K.; Grarup, Niels et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death. However, there is limited knowledge on specific causal genes and pathways. To better understand the genetics of blood pressure, we ...