[PMID 18369341] 651 people of Japanese ethnicity, of which 274 were Japanese Americans living in Hawaii, and the remaining 377 were native Japanese. In the Japanese-American population, the risk of obesity was found to be 3.29-fold higher (a 95% confidence interval of 1.25-8.67, P = 0.02) in TT homozygotes than in C carriers. associated with obesity in Japanese living in the United States whose diet has become "westernized."

[PMID 16826516] Genomewide association analysis of human narcolepsy and a new resistance gene.


Parent Gene: ITGB2

Importance: 1
Less common allele: A = 24%
More common allele: G = 76%
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