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Association of the KCNJ11 Variant E23K with Type 2 Diabetes in Indo-Trinidadians

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604–7
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Research has implicated Kir 6.2 (KCNJ11) as a diabetes susceptibility gene. Positive risk correlation has been detected in European and Asian populations. A subset of Trinidadians was screened, revealing novel variants in this gene and positive disease association in Indo-Trinidadians.
 
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Objective: To examine the effect of genetic variation in KCNJ11 on the risk of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Trinidadians.
 
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014
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