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Low frequency variants in the exons only encoding isoform A of HNF1A do not contribute to susceptibility to Type 2 diabetes

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Background: There is considerable interest in the hypothesis that low frequency, intermediate penetrance variants contribute to the proportion of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) susceptibility not attributable to the common variants uncovered through genome-wide association approaches. Genes previously implicated in monogenic and multifactorial forms of diabetes are obvious candidates in this respect. In this study, we focussed on exons 8-10 of the HNF1A gene since rare, penetrant mutations in these ex...

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Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford;
Department:
Oxford Centre for Diabetes,Endocrinology & Metabolism
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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RDM
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OCDEM
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Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford;
Department:
Oxford Centre for Diabetes,Endocrinology & Metabolism
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Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
Department:
Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science
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Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
Department:
Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science
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Jafar-Mohammadi, B
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Funding agency for:
Gloyn, A
Grant:
81696
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
8
Article number:
e6615
Publication date:
2009-08-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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2009-11-27

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