The “G” allele is associated with:

  • Increased risk of dyslipidemia (Iranian adolescents) [R]

This SNP is associated with (unknown which alleles):

  • Possibly involved in weight loss with regard to carbohydrate restriction [R]

  • Involved in blood lipid metabolism [R]

  • May factor into future risk of myocardial infarction (women) [R]

  • Low HDL-C and total cholesterol levels [R]

Higher risk of coronary artery disease in overweight individuals [R]




Parent Gene: CETP

Importance: 5
Less common allele: C = 4%
More common allele: G = 96%
My Genotype: Log In
Risk Allele: C

Disease/Trait: High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Measurement

The C allele of rs5880 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.