The C (minor) allele is associated with: 

  • is associated with lower HDL and higher triglycerides (R). 

rs174550

Parent Gene: FADS1

Importance: 5
Less common allele: C = 30%
More common allele: T = 70%
My Genotype: Log In
Risk Allele: T, T, T, T, T, T, T, T, T, T

Disease/Trait: Body Mass Index

rs174550 is associated with Body Mass Index (R) . It is reported to association with Fasting glucose-related traits (interaction with BMI). No specific risk allele was identified in the study.

Disease/Trait: Fasting Blood Glucose Measurement

rs174550 is associated with Fasting Blood Glucose Measurement (R) . It is reported to association with Fasting glucose-related traits (interaction with BMI). No specific risk allele was identified in the study.

Disease/Trait: Fasting Blood Glucose Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Fasting Blood Glucose Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Fasting glucose-related traits (FPG).

Disease/Trait: Homa-B

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Homa-b (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Fasting glucose-related traits (HOMA-B).

Disease/Trait: Blood Metabolite Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Blood Metabolite Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Blood metabolite levels (adrenate (22:4n6)).

Disease/Trait: Blood Metabolite Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Blood Metabolite Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Glycerophospholipid levels (Phosphatidylcholine acyl-alkyl C36:2).

Disease/Trait: Glycerophospholipid Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Glycerophospholipid Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Glycerophospholipid levels (Phosphatidylcholine acyl-alkyl C36:2).

Disease/Trait: Fatty Acid Measurement

rs174550 is associated with Fatty Acid Measurement (R) . It is reported to have a 0.258 unit increase on Red blood cell fatty acid levels (LA). No specific risk allele was identified in the study.

Disease/Trait: Linoleic Acid Measurement

rs174550 is associated with Linoleic Acid Measurement (R) . It is reported to have a 0.258 unit increase on Red blood cell fatty acid levels (LA). No specific risk allele was identified in the study.

Disease/Trait: Trans Fatty Acid Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Trans Fatty Acid Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Trans fatty acid levels (Cis/trans-18:2, EA).

Disease/Trait: Cis/Trans-18:2 Fatty Acid Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Cis/trans-18:2 Fatty Acid Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Trans fatty acid levels (Cis/trans-18:2, EA).

Disease/Trait: Eicosapentaenoic Acid Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Eicosapentaenoic Acid Measurement . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Plasma omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid level (eicosapentaenoic acid).

Disease/Trait: High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with HDL cholesterol levels (Trans-ethnic initial).

Disease/Trait: Triglyceride Measurement

The T allele of rs174550 is reported to be associated with Triglyceride Measurement (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Triglyceride levels (Trans-ethnic initial).