Two new susceptibility loci 1q24.2 and 11p11.2 confer risk to severe acne.

@article{He2014TwoNS,
  title={Two new susceptibility loci 1q24.2 and 11p11.2 confer risk to severe acne.},
  author={Li He and Wen-Juan Wu and Jian-Kang Yang and H Cheng and Xian-bo Zuo and Wei En Lai and Tian-wen Gao and Cui-Lin Ma and Na Luo and J Huang and F Lu and Ye-qiang Liu and Yi-jin Huang and Qian-jin Lu and Huai-Liang Zhang and Lin Wang and Wei-zhen Wang and Mei-mei Wang and S. X. Xiao and Qing Sun and Chun-yang Li and Yan-ping Bai and Hui Li and Zhan-Chao Zhou and Fu-sheng Zhou and Gang Chen and Bo Liang and Jue Qi and Xiaoyan Yang and Ting Yang and Xing Zheng and Liangdan Sun and Xuejun Zhang and Yaping Zhang},
  journal={Nature communications},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={2870}
}
Severe acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by widespread inflammatory lesions including nodules, cysts and potential scarring. Here we perform the first genome-wide association study of severe acne in a Chinese Han population comprising 1,056 cases and 1,056 controls using the Illumina HumanOmniZhongHua-8 BeadChip. In an independent… CONTINUE READING