Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Type II diabetes susceptibility locus

Chromosome:

05

Location:

16.7 - 23.3 cM

Description:

In a genome-wide linkage analysis assessing parent-of-origin effects in the inheritance of type II diabetes (age of onset < 45 years) in Pima Indians, a region on chromosome 5 showed evidence of linkage to paternal alleles (LOD = 1.7) but not maternal (LOD = 0) (Lindsay RS et al. 2001).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

449

Last Modified 31/08/2005

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