Circadian gene variants and susceptibility to type 2 diabetes:a pilot study


Disruption of endogenous circadian rhythms has been shown to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, suggesting that circadian genes might play a role in determining disease susceptibility. We present the results of a pilot study investigating the association between type 2 diabetes and selected single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in/near nine circadian genes. The variants were chosen based on their previously reported association with prostate cancer, a disease that has been suggested to have a genetic link with type 2 diabetes through a number of shared inherited risk determinants.

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Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Biosciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > Chronic and Communicable Conditions
College of Health & Life Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all),Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all),Medicine(all)
Last Modified: 23 May 2024 16:01
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2012 09:42
Full Text Link: http://www.plos ... al.pone.0032670
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Published Date: 2012-04-02
Authors: Kelly, M. Ann
Rees, Simon D.
Hydrie, M. Zafar I.
Shera, A. Samad
Bellary, Srikanth (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-5924-5278)
O'Hare, J. Paul
Kumar, Sudhesh
Taheri, Shahrad
Basit, Abdul
Barnett, Anthony H.
, DIAGRAM Consortium
, SAT2D consortium



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