Type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci in the Ashkenazi Jewish population

@article{Bronstein2008Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci in the Ashkenazi Jewish population},
  author={Michal Bronstein and Anne Pisant{\'e} and Benjamin Yakir and Ariel Darvasi},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={124},
  pages={101-104}
}
Until last year, type 2 diabetes (T2D) susceptibility loci have hardly been identified, despite great effort. Recently, however, several whole-genome association (WGA) studies jointly uncovered 10 robustly replicated loci. Here, we examine these loci in the Ashkenazi Jewish (AJ) population in a sample of 1,131 cases versus 1,147 controls. Genetic… CONTINUE READING