Genome-Wide Screen for Metabolic Syndrome Susceptibility Loci Reveals Strong Lipid Gene Contribution But No Evidence for Common Genetic Basis for Clustering of Metabolic Syndrome Traits

Kati Kristiansson, Markus Perola, Emmi Tikkanen, Johannes Kettunen, Ida Surakka, Aki S. Havulinna, Alena Stancakova, Chris Barnes, Elisabeth Widen, Eero Kajantie, Johan G. Eriksson, Jorma Viikari, Mika Kahonen, Terho Lehtimaki, Olli T. Raitakari, Anna-Liisa Hartikainen, Aimo Ruokonen, Anneli Pouta, Antti Jula, Antti J. KangasPasi Soininen, Mika Ala-Korpela, Satu Mannisto, Pekka Jousilahti, Lori L. Bonnycastle, Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin, Johanna Kuusisto, Francis S. Collins, Markku Laakso, Matthew E. Hurles, Aarno Palotie, Leena Palotie, Samuli Ripatti, Veikko Salomaa

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Original languageEnglish
JournalCirculation. Cardiovascular genetics
Volume5
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)242-249
Number of pages8
ISSN1942-325X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • metabolic syndrome
  • risk factors
  • genome-wide association study
  • meta-analysis
  • lipids
  • ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS
  • RISK
  • INSULIN
  • COMPONENTS
  • OBESITY
  • 3111 Biomedicine

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