This paper implicates this snp as playing a role in heart disease.

Having a C at this position is considered normal.

Having a T at this position increases the risk of heart disease. Approximate 27% of people carry this risky form.


[PMID 19706030] Validation Study of Genetic Associations with Coronary Artery Disease on Chromosome 3q13-21 and Potential Effect Modification by Smoking

[PMID 19864173] Association study of GATA-2 transcription factor gene (GATA2) polymorphism and Parkinson's disease


[PMID 16934006] GATA2 is associated with familial early-onset coronary artery disease.


[PMID 19885677] The transcription factor GATA-2 does not associate with angiographic coronary artery disease in the Ottawa Heart Genomics and Cleveland Clinic GeneBank Studies.

rs2713604

Parent Gene: GATA2

Importance: 1
Less common allele: T = 31%
More common allele: C = 69%
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