Association of the estrogen receptor-alpha gene with the metabolic syndrome and its component traits in African-American families: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Family Study.

@article{Gallagher2007AssociationOT,
  title={Association of the estrogen receptor-alpha gene with the metabolic syndrome and its component traits in African-American families: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Family Study.},
  author={Carla J. Gallagher and Carl D. Langefeld and Candace J. Gordon and Joel K. Campbell and Josyf C Mychaleckyj and Michael Bryer-Ash and Stephen S. Rich and Donald W. Bowden and Michele M Sale},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={2135-41}
}
OBJECTIVE We previously detected an association between a region of the estrogen receptor-alpha (ESR1) gene and type 2 diabetes in an African-American case-control study; thus, we investigated this region for associations with the metabolic syndrome and its component traits in African-American families from the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Family… CONTINUE READING