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Author (up) Gaulton, K.J.; Ferreira, T.; Lee, Y.; Raimondo, A.; Magi, R.; Reschen, M.E.; Mahajan, A.; Locke, A.; William Rayner, N.; Robertson, N.; Scott, R.A.; Prokopenko, I.; Scott, L.J.; Green, T.; Sparso, T.; Thuillier, D.; Yengo, L.; Grallert, H.; Wahl, S.; Franberg, M.; Strawbridge, R.J.; Kestler, H.; Chheda, H.; Eisele, L.; Gustafsson, S.; Steinthorsdottir, V.; Thorleifsson, G.; Qi, L.; Karssen, L.C.; van Leeuwen, E.M.; Willems, S.M.; Li, M.; Chen, H.; Fuchsberger, C.; Kwan, P.; Ma, C.; Linderman, M.; Lu, Y.; Thomsen, S.K.; Rundle, J.K.; Beer, N.L.; van de Bunt, M.; Chalisey, A.; Kang, H.M.; Voight, B.F.; Abecasis, G.R.; Almgren, P.; Baldassarre, D.; Balkau, B.; Benediktsson, R.; Bluher, M.; Boeing, H.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bottinger, E.P.; Burtt, N.P.; Carey, J.; Charpentier, G.; Chines, P.S.; Cornelis, M.C.; Couper, D.J.; Crenshaw, A.T.; van Dam, R.M.; Doney, A.S.; Dorkhan, M.; Edkins, S.; Eriksson, J.G.; Esko, T.; Eury, E.; Fadista, J.; Flannick, J.; Fontanillas, P.; Fox, C.; Franks, P.W.; Gertow, K.; Gieger, C.; Gigante, B.; Gottesman, O.; Grant, G.B.; Grarup, N.; Groves, C.J.; Hassinen, M.; Have, C.T.; Herder, C.; Holmen, O.L.; Hreidarsson, A.B.; Humphries, S.E.; Hunter, D.J.; Jackson, A.U.; Jonsson, A.; Jorgensen, M.E.; Jorgensen, T.; Kao, W.H.; Kerrison, N.D.; Kinnunen, L.; Klopp, N.; Kong, A.; Kovacs, P.; Kraft, P.; Kravic, J.; Langford, C.; Leander, K.; Liang, L.; Lichtner, P.; Lindgren, C.M.; Lindholm, E.; Linneberg, A.; Liu, C.T.; Lobbens, S.; Luan, J.; Lyssenko, V.; Mannisto, S.; McLeod, O.; Meyer, J.; Mihailov, E.; Mirza, G.; Muhleisen, T.W.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Navarro, C.; Nothen, M.M.; Oskolkov, N.N.; Owen, K.R.; Palli, D.; Pechlivanis, S.; Peltonen, L.; Perry, J.R.; Platou, C.G.; Roden, M.; Ruderfer, D.; Rybin, D.; van der Schouw, Y.T.; Sennblad, B.; Sigurethsson, G.; Stancakova, A.; Steinbach, G.; Storm, P.; Strauch, K.; Stringham, H.M.; Sun, Q.; Thorand, B.; Tikkanen, E.; Tonjes, A.; Trakalo, J.; Tremoli, E.; Tuomi, T.; Wennauer, R.; Wiltshire, S.; Wood, A.R.; Zeggini, E.; Dunham, I.; Birney, E.; Pasquali, L.; Ferrer, J.; Loos, R.J.; Dupuis, J.; Florez, J.C.; Boerwinkle, E.; Pankow, J.S.; van Duijn, C.; Sijbrands, E.; Meigs, J.B.; Hu, F.B.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Stefansson, K.; Lakka, T.A.; Rauramaa, R.; Stumvoll, M.; Pedersen, N.L.; Lind, L.; Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, S.M.; Korpi-Hyovalti, E.; Saaristo, T.E.; Saltevo, J.; Kuusisto, J.; Laakso, M.; Metspalu, A.; Erbel, R.; Jocke, K.H.; Moebus, S.; Ripatti, S.; Salomaa, V.; Ingelsson, E.; Boehm, B.O.; Bergman, R.N.; Collins, F.S.; Mohlke, K.L.; Koistinen, H.; Tuomilehto, J.; Hveem, K.; Njolstad, I.; Deloukas, P.; Donnelly, P.J.; Frayling, T.M.; Hattersley, A.T.; de Faire, U.; Hamsten, A.; Illig, T.; Peters, A.; Cauchi, S.; Sladek, R.; Froguel, P.; Hansen, T.; Pedersen, O.; Morris, A.D.; Palmer, C.N.; Kathiresan, S.; Melander, O.; Nilsson, P.M.; Groop, L.C.; Barroso, I.; Langenberg, C.; Wareham, N.J.; O'Callaghan, C.A.; Gloyn, A.L.; Altshuler, D.; Boehnke, M.; Teslovich, T.M.; McCarthy, M.I.; Morris, A.P.; Replication, D.I.A.G.; Meta-analysis, C. url  doi
  Title Genetic fine mapping and genomic annotation defines causal mechanisms at type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Nat Genet Abbreviated Journal Nature genetics  
  Volume 47 Issue 12 Pages 1415-1425  
  Keywords HUNT2; metabochip; Binding Sites; Case-Control Studies; Chromatin Immunoprecipitation; *Chromosome Mapping; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/*genetics; Gene Expression Regulation; *Genetic Loci; *Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Genome-Wide Association Study; Genomics; Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 3-beta/*genetics/metabolism; Humans; Islets of Langerhans/metabolism/pathology; Liver/metabolism/pathology; Molecular Sequence Annotation; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide/*genetics; Receptor, Melatonin, MT2/*genetics/metabolism  
  Abstract We performed fine mapping of 39 established type 2 diabetes (T2D) loci in 27,206 cases and 57,574 controls of European ancestry. We identified 49 distinct association signals at these loci, including five mapping in or near KCNQ1. 'Credible sets' of the variants most likely to drive each distinct signal mapped predominantly to noncoding sequence, implying that association with T2D is mediated through gene regulation. Credible set variants were enriched for overlap with FOXA2 chromatin immunoprecipitation binding sites in human islet and liver cells, including at MTNR1B, where fine mapping implicated rs10830963 as driving T2D association. We confirmed that the T2D risk allele for this SNP increases FOXA2-bound enhancer activity in islet- and liver-derived cells. We observed allele-specific differences in NEUROD1 binding in islet-derived cells, consistent with evidence that the T2D risk allele increases islet MTNR1B expression. Our study demonstrates how integration of genetic and genomic information can define molecular mechanisms through which variants underlying association signals exert their effects on disease.  
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  Notes Gaulton, Kyle JFerreira, TeresaLee, YejiRaimondo, AnneMagi, ReedikReschen, Michael EMahajan, AnubhaLocke, AdamWilliam Rayner, NRobertson, NeilScott, Robert AProkopenko, IngaScott, Laura JGreen, ToddSparso, ThomasThuillier, DorotheeYengo, LoicGrallert, HaraldWahl, SimoneFranberg, MattiasStrawbridge, Rona JKestler, HansChheda, HimanshuEisele, LewinGustafsson, StefanSteinthorsdottir, ValgerdurThorleifsson, GudmarQi, LuKarssen, Lennart Cvan Leeuwen, Elisabeth MWillems, Sara MLi, ManChen, HanFuchsberger, ChristianKwan, PhoenixMa, ClementLinderman, MichaelLu, YingchangThomsen, Soren KRundle, Jana KBeer, Nicola Lvan de Bunt, MartijnChalisey, AnilKang, Hyun MinVoight, Benjamin FAbecasis, Goncalo RAlmgren, PeterBaldassarre, DamianoBalkau, BeverleyBenediktsson, RafnBluher, MatthiasBoeing, HeinerBonnycastle, Lori LBottinger, Erwin PBurtt, Noel PCarey, JasonCharpentier, GuillaumeChines, Peter SCornelis, Marilyn CCouper, David JCrenshaw, Andrew Tvan Dam, Rob MDoney, Alex S FDorkhan, MozhganEdkins, SarahEriksson, Johan GEsko, TonuEury, ElodieFadista, JoaoFlannick, JasonFontanillas, PierreFox, CarolineFranks, Paul WGertow, KarlGieger, ChristianGigante, BrunaGottesman, OmriGrant, George BGrarup, NielsGroves, Christopher JHassinen, MaijaHave, Christian THerder, ChristianHolmen, Oddgeir LHreidarsson, Astradur BHumphries, Steve EHunter, David JJackson, Anne UJonsson, AnnaJorgensen, Marit EJorgensen, TorbenKao, Wen-Hong LKerrison, Nicola DKinnunen, LeenaKlopp, NormanKong, AugustineKovacs, PeterKraft, PeterKravic, JasminaLangford, CordeliaLeander, KarinLiang, LimingLichtner, PeterLindgren, Cecilia MLindholm, EeroLinneberg, AllanLiu, Ching-TiLobbens, StephaneLuan, Jian'anLyssenko, ValeriyaMannisto, SatuMcLeod, OlgaMeyer, JuliaMihailov, EvelinMirza, GhazalaMuhleisen, Thomas WMuller-Nurasyid, MartinaNavarro, CarmenNothen, Markus MOskolkov, Nikolay NOwen, Katharine RPalli, DomenicoPechlivanis, SonaliPeltonen, LeenaPerry, John R BPlatou, Carl G PRoden, MichaelRuderfer, DouglasRybin, Denisvan der Schouw, Yvonne TSennblad, BengtSigurethsson, GunnarStancakova, AlenaSteinbach, GeraldStorm, PetterStrauch, KonstantinStringham, Heather MSun, QiThorand, BarbaraTikkanen, EmmiTonjes, AnkeTrakalo, JosephTremoli, ElenaTuomi, TiinamaijaWennauer, RomanWiltshire, StevenWood, Andrew RZeggini, EleftheriaDunham, IanBirney, EwanPasquali, LorenzoFerrer, JorgeLoos, Ruth J FDupuis, JoseeFlorez, Jose CBoerwinkle, EricPankow, James Svan Duijn, CorneliaSijbrands, EricMeigs, James BHu, Frank BThorsteinsdottir, UnnurStefansson, KariLakka, Timo ARauramaa, RainerStumvoll, MichaelPedersen, Nancy LLind, LarsKeinanen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka MKorpi-Hyovalti, EevaSaaristo, Timo ESaltevo, JuhaKuusisto, JohannaLaakso, MarkkuMetspalu, AndresErbel, RaimundJocke, Karl-HeinzMoebus, SusanneRipatti, SamuliSalomaa, VeikkoIngelsson, ErikBoehm, Bernhard OBergman, Richard NCollins, Francis SMohlke, Karen LKoistinen, HeikkiTuomilehto, JaakkoHveem, KristianNjolstad, IngerDeloukas, PanagiotisDonnelly, Peter JFrayling, Timothy MHattersley, Andrew Tde Faire, UlfHamsten, AndersIllig, ThomasPeters, AnnetteCauchi, StephaneSladek, RobFroguel, PhilippeHansen, TorbenPedersen, OlufMorris, Andrew DPalmer, Collin N AKathiresan, SekarMelander, OlleNilsson, Peter MGroop, Leif CBarroso, InesLangenberg, ClaudiaWareham, Nicholas JO'Callaghan, Christopher AGloyn, Anna LAltshuler, DavidBoehnke, MichaelTeslovich, Tanya MMcCarthy, Mark IMorris, Andrew P(DIAGRAM)eng098395/Wellcome Trust/United KingdomHHSN268201100005C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100006C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100007C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100008C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100009C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100010C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100011C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/HHSN268201100012C/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/K24 DK080140/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/N01 HC025195/HC/NHLBI NIH HHS/N01 HG065403/HG/NHGRI NIH HHS/N02 HL64278/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/R01 AG010175/AG/NIA NIH HHS/R01 DK062370/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/R01 DK072193/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/R01 DK073490/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/R01 DK078616/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/R01 DK098032/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/R01 HL059367/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/R01 HL086694/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/R01 HL087641/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/U01 DK085526/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/U01 DK085545/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS/U01 HG004399/HG/NHGRI NIH HHS/U01 HG004402/HG/NHGRI NIH HHS/UL1 RR025005/RR/NCRR NIH HHS/Z01 HG000024-13/Intramural NIH HHS/2015/11/10 06:00Nat Genet. 2015 Dec;47(12):1415-25. doi: 10.1038/ng.3437. Epub 2015 Nov 9. Approved no  
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Author (up) Justice, A.E.; Winkler, T.W.; Feitosa, M.F.; Graff, M.; Fisher, V.A.; Young, K.; Barata, L.; Deng, X.; Czajkowski, J.; Hadley, D.; Ngwa, J.S.; Ahluwalia, T.S.; Chu, A.Y.; Heard-Costa, N.L.; Lim, E.; Perez, J.; Eicher, J.D.; Kutalik, Z.; Xue, L.; Mahajan, A.; Renstrom, F.; Wu, J.; Qi, Q.; Ahmad, S.; Alfred, T.; Amin, N.; Bielak, L.F.; Bonnefond, A.; Bragg, J.; Cadby, G.; Chittani, M.; Coggeshall, S.; Corre, T.; Direk, N.; Eriksson, J.; Fischer, K.; Gorski, M.; Neergaard Harder, M.; Horikoshi, M.; Huang, T.; Huffman, J.E.; Jackson, A.U.; Justesen, J.M.; Kanoni, S.; Kinnunen, L.; Kleber, M.E.; Komulainen, P.; Kumari, M.; Lim, U.; Luan, J.'an; Lyytikainen, L.-P.; Mangino, M.; Manichaikul, A.; Marten, J.; Middelberg, R.P.S.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Navarro, P.; Perusse, L.; Pervjakova, N.; Sarti, C.; Smith, A.V.; Smith, J.A.; Stancakova, A.; Strawbridge, R.J.; Stringham, H.M.; Sung, Y.J.; Tanaka, T.; Teumer, A.; Trompet, S.; van der Laan, S.W.; van der Most, P.J.; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, J.V.; Vedantam, S.L.; Verweij, N.; Vink, J.M.; Vitart, V.; Wu, Y.; Yengo, L.; Zhang, W.; Hua Zhao, J.; Zimmermann, M.E.; Zubair, N.; Abecasis, G.R.; Adair, L.S.; Afaq, S.; Afzal, U.; Bakker, S.J.L.; Bartz, T.M.; Beilby, J.; Bergman, R.N.; Bergmann, S.; Biffar, R.; Blangero, J.; Boerwinkle, E.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bottinger, E.; Braga, D.; Buckley, B.M.; Buyske, S.; Campbell, H.; Chambers, J.C.; Collins, F.S.; Curran, J.E.; de Borst, G.J.; de Craen, A.J.M.; de Geus, E.J.C.; Dedoussis, G.; Delgado, G.E.; den Ruijter, H.M.; Eiriksdottir, G.; Eriksson, A.L.; Esko, T.; Faul, J.D.; Ford, I.; Forrester, T.; Gertow, K.; Gigante, B.; Glorioso, N.; Gong, J.; Grallert, H.; Grammer, T.B.; Grarup, N.; Haitjema, S.; Hallmans, G.; Hamsten, A.; Hansen, T.; Harris, T.B.; Hartman, C.A.; Hassinen, M.; Hastie, N.D.; Heath, A.C.; Hernandez, D.; Hindorff, L.; Hocking, L.J.; Hollensted, M.; Holmen, O.L.; Homuth, G.; Jan Hottenga, J.; Huang, J.; Hung, J.; Hutri-Kahonen, N.; Ingelsson, E.; James, A.L.; Jansson, J.-O.; Jarvelin, M.-R.; Jhun, M.A.; Jorgensen, M.E.; Juonala, M.; Kahonen, M.; Karlsson, M.; Koistinen, H.A.; Kolcic, I.; Kolovou, G.; Kooperberg, C.; Kramer, B.K.; Kuusisto, J.; Kvaloy, K.; Lakka, T.A.; Langenberg, C.; Launer, L.J.; Leander, K.; Lee, N.R.; Lind, L.; Lindgren, C.M.; Linneberg, A.; Lobbens, S.; Loh, M.; Lorentzon, M.; Luben, R.; Lubke, G.; Ludolph-Donislawski, A.; Lupoli, S.; Madden, P.A.F.; Mannikko, R.; Marques-Vidal, P.; Martin, N.G.; McKenzie, C.A.; McKnight, B.; Mellstrom, D.; Menni, C.; Montgomery, G.W.; Musk, A.B.; Narisu, N.; Nauck, M.; Nolte, I.M.; Oldehinkel, A.J.; Olden, M.; Ong, K.K.; Padmanabhan, S.; Peyser, P.A.; Pisinger, C.; Porteous, D.J.; Raitakari, O.T.; Rankinen, T.; Rao, D.C.; Rasmussen-Torvik, L.J.; Rawal, R.; Rice, T.; Ridker, P.M.; Rose, L.M.; Bien, S.A.; Rudan, I.; Sanna, S.; Sarzynski, M.A.; Sattar, N.; Savonen, K.; Schlessinger, D.; Scholtens, S.; Schurmann, C.; Scott, R.A.; Sennblad, B.; Siemelink, M.A.; Silbernagel, G.; Slagboom, P.E.; Snieder, H.; Staessen, J.A.; Stott, D.J.; Swertz, M.A.; Swift, A.J.; Taylor, K.D.; Tayo, B.O.; Thorand, B.; Thuillier, D.; Tuomilehto, J.; Uitterlinden, A.G.; Vandenput, L.; Vohl, M.-C.; Volzke, H.; Vonk, J.M.; Waeber, G.; Waldenberger, M.; Westendorp, R.G.J.; Wild, S.; Willemsen, G.; Wolffenbuttel, B.H.R.; Wong, A.; Wright, A.F.; Zhao, W.; Zillikens, M.C.; Baldassarre, D.; Balkau, B.; Bandinelli, S.; Boger, C.A.; Boomsma, D.I.; Bouchard, C.; Bruinenberg, M.; Chasman, D.I.; Chen, Y.-D.I.; Chines, P.S.; Cooper, R.S.; Cucca, F.; Cusi, D.; Faire, U. de; Ferrucci, L.; Franks, P.W.; Froguel, P.; Gordon-Larsen, P.; Grabe, H.-J.; Gudnason, V.; Haiman, C.A.; Hayward, C.; Hveem, K.; Johnson, A.D.; Wouter Jukema, J.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Kivimaki, M.; Kooner, J.S.; Kuh, D.; Laakso, M.; Lehtimaki, T.; Marchand, L.L.; Marz, W.; McCarthy, M.I.; Metspalu, A.; Morris, A.P.; Ohlsson, C.; Palmer, L.J.; Pasterkamp, G.; Pedersen, O.; Peters, A.; Peters, U.; Polasek, O.; Psaty, B.M.; Qi, L.; Rauramaa, R.; Smith, B.H.; Sorensen, T.I.A.; Strauch, K.; Tiemeier, H.; Tremoli, E.; van der Harst, P.; Vestergaard, H.; Vollenweider, P.; Wareham, N.J.; Weir, D.R.; Whitfield, J.B.; Wilson, J.F.; Tyrrell, J.; Frayling, T.M.; Barroso, I.; Boehnke, M.; Deloukas, P.; Fox, C.S.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Hunter, D.J.; Spector, T.D.; Strachan, D.P.; van Duijn, C.M.; Heid, I.M.; Mohlke, K.L.; Marchini, J.; Loos, R.J.F.; Kilpelainen, T.O.; Liu, C.-T.; Borecki, I.B.; North, K.E.; Cupples, L.A. url  doi
  Title Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Nature Communications Abbreviated Journal Nat Commun  
  Volume 8 Issue Pages 14977  
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  Abstract Few genome-wide association studies (GWAS) account for environmental exposures, like smoking, potentially impacting the overall trait variance when investigating the genetic contribution to obesity-related traits. Here, we use GWAS data from 51,080 current smokers and 190,178 nonsmokers (87% European descent) to identify loci influencing BMI and central adiposity, measured as waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio both adjusted for BMI. We identify 23 novel genetic loci, and 9 loci with convincing evidence of gene-smoking interaction (GxSMK) on obesity-related traits. We show consistent direction of effect for all identified loci and significance for 18 novel and for 5 interaction loci in an independent study sample. These loci highlight novel biological functions, including response to oxidative stress, addictive behaviour, and regulatory functions emphasizing the importance of accounting for environment in genetic analyses. Our results suggest that tobacco smoking may alter the genetic susceptibility to overall adiposity and body fat distribution.  
  Address NHLBI Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01702 USA  
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  Notes PMID:28443625; PMCID:PMC5414044 Approved no  
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Author (up) Lange, L.A.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, H.; Xue, C.; Schmidt, E.M.; Tang, Z.-Z.; Bizon, C.; Lange, E.M.; Smith, J.D.; Turner, E.H.; Jun, G.; Kang, H.M.; Peloso, G.; Auer, P.; Li, K.-P.; Flannick, J.; Zhang, J.; Fuchsberger, C.; Gaulton, K.; Lindgren, C.; Locke, A.; Manning, A.; Sim, X.; Rivas, M.A.; Holmen, O.L.; Gottesman, O.; Lu, Y.; Ruderfer, D.; Stahl, E.A.; Duan, Q.; Li, Y.; Durda, P.; Jiao, S.; Isaacs, A.; Hofman, A.; Bis, J.C.; Correa, A.; Griswold, M.E.; Jakobsdottir, J.; Smith, A.V.; Schreiner, P.J.; Feitosa, M.F.; Zhang, Q.; Huffman, J.E.; Crosby, J.; Wassel, C.L.; Do, R.; Franceschini, N.; Martin, L.W.; Robinson, J.G.; Assimes, T.L.; Crosslin, D.R.; Rosenthal, E.A.; Tsai, M.; Rieder, M.J.; Farlow, D.N.; Folsom, A.R.; Lumley, T.; Fox, E.R.; Carlson, C.S.; Peters, U.; Jackson, R.D.; van Duijn, C.M.; Uitterlinden, A.G.; Levy, D.; Rotter, J.I.; Taylor, H.A.; Gudnason, V.J.; Siscovick, D.S.; Fornage, M.; Borecki, I.B.; Hayward, C.; Rudan, I.; Chen, Y.E.; Bottinger, E.P.; Loos, R.J.F.; Saetrom, P.; Hveem, K.; Boehnke, M.; Groop, L.; McCarthy, M.; Meitinger, T.; Ballantyne, C.M.; Gabriel, S.B.; O'Donnell, C.J.; Post, W.S.; North, K.E.; Reiner, A.P.; Boerwinkle, E.; Psaty, B.M.; Altshuler, D.; Kathiresan, S.; Lin, D.-Y.; Jarvik, G.P.; Cupples, L.A.; Kooperberg, C.; Wilson, J.G.; Nickerson, D.A.; Abecasis, G.R.; Rich, S.S.; Tracy, R.P.; Willer, C.J. url  doi
  Title Whole-exome sequencing identifies rare and low-frequency coding variants associated with LDL cholesterol Type Journal Article
  Year 2014 Publication American Journal of Human Genetics Abbreviated Journal Am J Hum Genet  
  Volume 94 Issue 2 Pages 233-245  
  Keywords Adult; Aged; Apolipoproteins E/blood/genetics; Cholesterol, LDL/*genetics; Cohort Studies; Dyslipidemias/blood/genetics; *Exome; Female; Follow-Up Studies; *Gene Frequency; Genetic Code; *Genome-Wide Association Study; Genotype; Humans; Lipase/genetics; Male; Middle Aged; Phenotype; *Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Proprotein Convertases/genetics; Receptors, LDL/genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Serine Endopeptidases/genetics; HUNT3  
  Abstract Elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is a treatable, heritable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified 157 variants associated with lipid levels but are not well suited to assess the impact of rare and low-frequency variants. To determine whether rare or low-frequency coding variants are associated with LDL-C, we exome sequenced 2,005 individuals, including 554 individuals selected for extreme LDL-C (>98(th) or <2(nd) percentile). Follow-up analyses included sequencing of 1,302 additional individuals and genotype-based analysis of 52,221 individuals. We observed significant evidence of association between LDL-C and the burden of rare or low-frequency variants in PNPLA5, encoding a phospholipase-domain-containing protein, and both known and previously unidentified variants in PCSK9, LDLR and APOB, three known lipid-related genes. The effect sizes for the burden of rare variants for each associated gene were substantially higher than those observed for individual SNPs identified from GWASs. We replicated the PNPLA5 signal in an independent large-scale sequencing study of 2,084 individuals. In conclusion, this large whole-exome-sequencing study for LDL-C identified a gene not known to be implicated in LDL-C and provides unique insight into the design and analysis of similar experiments.  
  Address Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. Electronic address: cristen@umich.edu  
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Author (up) Liu, D.J.; Peloso, G.M.; Yu, H.; Butterworth, A.S.; Wang, X.; Mahajan, A.; Saleheen, D.; Emdin, C.; Alam, D.; Alves, A.C.; Amouyel, P.; Di Angelantonio, E.; Arveiler, D.; Assimes, T.L.; Auer, P.L.; Baber, U.; Ballantyne, C.M.; Bang, L.E.; Benn, M.; Bis, J.C.; Boehnke, M.; Boerwinkle, E.; Bork-Jensen, J.; Bottinger, E.P.; Brandslund, I.; Brown, M.; Busonero, F.; Caulfield, M.J.; Chambers, J.C.; Chasman, D.I.; Chen, Y.E.; Chen, Y.-D.I.; Chowdhury, R.; Christensen, C.; Chu, A.Y.; Connell, J.M.; Cucca, F.; Cupples, L.A.; Damrauer, S.M.; Davies, G.; Deary, I.J.; Dedoussis, G.; Denny, J.C.; Dominiczak, A.; Dube, M.-P.; Ebeling, T.; Eiriksdottir, G.; Esko, T.; Farmaki, A.-E.; Feitosa, M.F.; Ferrario, M.; Ferrieres, J.; Ford, I.; Fornage, M.; Franks, P.W.; Frayling, T.M.; Frikke-Schmidt, R.; Fritsche, L.G.; Frossard, P.; Fuster, V.; Ganesh, S.K.; Gao, W.; Garcia, M.E.; Gieger, C.; Giulianini, F.; Goodarzi, M.O.; Grallert, H.; Grarup, N.; Groop, L.; Grove, M.L.; Gudnason, V.; Hansen, T.; Harris, T.B.; Hayward, C.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Holmen, O.L.; Huffman, J.; Huo, Y.; Hveem, K.; Jabeen, S.; Jackson, A.U.; Jakobsdottir, J.; Jarvelin, M.-R.; Jensen, G.B.; Jorgensen, M.E.; Jukema, J.W.; Justesen, J.M.; Kamstrup, P.R.; Kanoni, S.; Karpe, F.; Kee, F.; Khera, A.V.; Klarin, D.; Koistinen, H.A.; Kooner, J.S.; Kooperberg, C.; Kuulasmaa, K.; Kuusisto, J.; Laakso, M.; Lakka, T.; Langenberg, C.; Langsted, A.; Launer, L.J.; Lauritzen, T.; Liewald, D.C.M.; Lin, L.A.; Linneberg, A.; Loos, R.J.F.; Lu, Y.; Lu, X.; Magi, R.; Malarstig, A.; Manichaikul, A.; Manning, A.K.; Mantyselka, P.; Marouli, E.; Masca, N.G.D.; Maschio, A.; Meigs, J.B.; Melander, O.; Metspalu, A.; Morris, A.P.; Morrison, A.C.; Mulas, A.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Munroe, P.B.; Neville, M.J.; Nielsen, J.B.; Nielsen, S.F.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Ordovas, J.M.; Mehran, R.; O'Donnell, C.J.; Orho-Melander, M.; Molony, C.M.; Muntendam, P.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Pasko, D.; Patel, A.P.; Pedersen, O.; Perola, M.; Peters, A.; Pisinger, C.; Pistis, G.; Polasek, O.; Poulter, N.; Psaty, B.M.; Rader, D.J.; Rasheed, A.; Rauramaa, R.; Reilly, D.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Renstrom, F.; Rich, S.S.; Ridker, P.M.; Rioux, J.D.; Robertson, N.R.; Roden, D.M.; Rotter, J.I.; Rudan, I.; Salomaa, V.; Samani, N.J.; Sanna, S.; Sattar, N.; Schmidt, E.M.; Scott, R.A.; Sever, P.; Sevilla, R.S.; Shaffer, C.M.; Sim, X.; Sivapalaratnam, S.; Small, K.S.; Smith, A.V.; Smith, B.H.; Somayajula, S.; Southam, L.; Spector, T.D.; Speliotes, E.K.; Starr, J.M.; Stirrups, K.E.; Stitziel, N.; Strauch, K.; Stringham, H.M.; Surendran, P.; Tada, H.; Tall, A.R.; Tang, H.; Tardif, J.-C.; Taylor, K.D.; Trompet, S.; Tsao, P.S.; Tuomilehto, J.; Tybjaerg-Hansen, A.; van Zuydam, N.R.; Varbo, A.; Varga, T.V.; Virtamo, J.; Waldenberger, M.; Wang, N.; Wareham, N.J.; Warren, H.R.; Weeke, P.E.; Weinstock, J.; Wessel, J.; Wilson, J.G.; Wilson, P.W.F.; Xu, M.; Yaghootkar, H.; Young, R.; Zeggini, E.; Zhang, H.; Zheng, N.S.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.; Zhou, W.; Zhou, Y.; Zoledziewska, M.; Howson, J.M.M.; Danesh, J.; McCarthy, M.I.; Cowan, C.A.; Abecasis, G.; Deloukas, P.; Musunuru, K.; Willer, C.J.; Kathiresan, S. url  doi
  Title Exome-wide association study of plasma lipids in >300,000 individuals Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Nature Genetics Abbreviated Journal Nat Genet  
  Volume 49 Issue 12 Pages 1758-1766  
  Keywords Coronary Artery Disease/blood/genetics; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/blood/genetics; Exome/*genetics; Genetic Association Studies/*methods; Genetic Predisposition to Disease/genetics; *Genetic Variation; Genotype; Humans; Lipids/*blood; Macular Degeneration/blood/genetics; Phenotype; Risk Factors  
  Abstract We screened variants on an exome-focused genotyping array in >300,000 participants (replication in >280,000 participants) and identified 444 independent variants in 250 loci significantly associated with total cholesterol (TC), high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and/or triglycerides (TG). At two loci (JAK2 and A1CF), experimental analysis in mice showed lipid changes consistent with the human data. We also found that: (i) beta-thalassemia trait carriers displayed lower TC and were protected from coronary artery disease (CAD); (ii) excluding the CETP locus, there was not a predictable relationship between plasma HDL-C and risk for age-related macular degeneration; (iii) only some mechanisms of lowering LDL-C appeared to increase risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D); and (iv) TG-lowering alleles involved in hepatic production of TG-rich lipoproteins (TM6SF2 and PNPLA3) tracked with higher liver fat, higher risk for T2D, and lower risk for CAD, whereas TG-lowering alleles involved in peripheral lipolysis (LPL and ANGPTL4) had no effect on liver fat but decreased risks for both T2D and CAD.  
  Address Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA  
  Corporate Author VA Million Veteran Program Thesis  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 1061-4036 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:29083408; PMCID:PMC5709146 Approved no  
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Author (up) Locke, A.E.; Kahali, B.; Berndt, S.I.; Justice, A.E.; Pers, T.H.; Day, F.R.; Powell, C.; Vedantam, S.; Buchkovich, M.L.; Yang, J.; Croteau-Chonka, D.C.; Esko, T.; Fall, T.; Ferreira, T.; Gustafsson, S.; Kutalik, Z.; Luan, J.'an; Magi, R.; Randall, J.C.; Winkler, T.W.; Wood, A.R.; Workalemahu, T.; Faul, J.D.; Smith, J.A.; Hua Zhao, J.; Zhao, W.; Chen, J.; Fehrmann, R.; Hedman, A.K.; Karjalainen, J.; Schmidt, E.M.; Absher, D.; Amin, N.; Anderson, D.; Beekman, M.; Bolton, J.L.; Bragg-Gresham, J.L.; Buyske, S.; Demirkan, A.; Deng, G.; Ehret, G.B.; Feenstra, B.; Feitosa, M.F.; Fischer, K.; Goel, A.; Gong, J.; Jackson, A.U.; Kanoni, S.; Kleber, M.E.; Kristiansson, K.; Lim, U.; Lotay, V.; Mangino, M.; Mateo Leach, I.; Medina-Gomez, C.; Medland, S.E.; Nalls, M.A.; Palmer, C.D.; Pasko, D.; Pechlivanis, S.; Peters, M.J.; Prokopenko, I.; Shungin, D.; Stancakova, A.; Strawbridge, R.J.; Ju Sung, Y.; Tanaka, T.; Teumer, A.; Trompet, S.; van der Laan, S.W.; van Setten, J.; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, J.V.; Wang, Z.; Yengo, L.; Zhang, W.; Isaacs, A.; Albrecht, E.; Arnlov, J.; Arscott, G.M.; Attwood, A.P.; Bandinelli, S.; Barrett, A.; Bas, I.N.; Bellis, C.; Bennett, A.J.; Berne, C.; Blagieva, R.; Bluher, M.; Bohringer, S.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bottcher, Y.; Boyd, H.A.; Bruinenberg, M.; Caspersen, I.H.; Ida Chen, Y.-D.; Clarke, R.; Warwick Daw, E.; de Craen, A.J.M.; Delgado, G.; Dimitriou, M.; Doney, A.S.F.; Eklund, N.; Estrada, K.; Eury, E.; Folkersen, L.; Fraser, R.M.; Garcia, M.E.; Geller, F.; Giedraitis, V.; Gigante, B.; Go, A.S.; Golay, A.; Goodall, A.H.; Gordon, S.D.; Gorski, M.; Grabe, H.-J.; Grallert, H.; Grammer, T.B.; Grassler, J.; Gronberg, H.; Groves, C.J.; Gusto, G.; Haessler, J.; Hall, P.; Haller, T.; Hallmans, G.; Hartman, C.A.; Hassinen, M.; Hayward, C.; Heard-Costa, N.L.; Helmer, Q.; Hengstenberg, C.; Holmen, O.; Hottenga, J.-J.; James, A.L.; Jeff, J.M.; Johansson, A.; Jolley, J.; Juliusdottir, T.; Kinnunen, L.; Koenig, W.; Koskenvuo, M.; Kratzer, W.; Laitinen, J.; Lamina, C.; Leander, K.; Lee, N.R.; Lichtner, P.; Lind, L.; Lindstrom, J.; Sin Lo, K.; Lobbens, S.; Lorbeer, R.; Lu, Y.; Mach, F.; Magnusson, P.K.E.; Mahajan, A.; McArdle, W.L.; McLachlan, S.; Menni, C.; Merger, S.; Mihailov, E.; Milani, L.; Moayyeri, A.; Monda, K.L.; Morken, M.A.; Mulas, A.; Muller, G.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Musk, A.W.; Nagaraja, R.; Nothen, M.M.; Nolte, I.M.; Pilz, S.; Rayner, N.W.; Renstrom, F.; Rettig, R.; Ried, J.S.; Ripke, S.; Robertson, N.R.; Rose, L.M.; Sanna, S.; Scharnagl, H.; Scholtens, S.; Schumacher, F.R.; Scott, W.R.; Seufferlein, T.; Shi, J.; Vernon Smith, A.; Smolonska, J.; Stanton, A.V.; Steinthorsdottir, V.; Stirrups, K.; Stringham, H.M.; Sundstrom, J.; Swertz, M.A.; Swift, A.J.; Syvanen, A.-C.; Tan, S.-T.; Tayo, B.O.; Thorand, B.; Thorleifsson, G.; Tyrer, J.P.; Uh, H.-W.; Vandenput, L.; Verhulst, F.C.; Vermeulen, S.H.; Verweij, N.; Vonk, J.M.; Waite, L.L.; Warren, H.R.; Waterworth, D.; Weedon, M.N.; Wilkens, L.R.; Willenborg, C.; Wilsgaard, T.; Wojczynski, M.K.; Wong, A.; Wright, A.F.; Zhang, Q.; Brennan, E.P.; Choi, M.; Dastani, Z.; Drong, A.W.; Eriksson, P.; Franco-Cereceda, A.; Gadin, J.R.; Gharavi, A.G.; Goddard, M.E.; Handsaker, R.E.; Huang, J.; Karpe, F.; Kathiresan, S.; Keildson, S.; Kiryluk, K.; Kubo, M.; Lee, J.-Y.; Liang, L.; Lifton, R.P.; Ma, B.; McCarroll, S.A.; McKnight, A.J.; Min, J.L.; Moffatt, M.F.; Montgomery, G.W.; Murabito, J.M.; Nicholson, G.; Nyholt, D.R.; Okada, Y.; Perry, J.R.B.; Dorajoo, R.; Reinmaa, E.; Salem, R.M.; Sandholm, N.; Scott, R.A.; Stolk, L.; Takahashi, A.; Tanaka, T.; Van't Hooft, F.M.; Vinkhuyzen, A.A.E.; Westra, H.-J.; Zheng, W.; Zondervan, K.T.; Heath, A.C.; Arveiler, D.; Bakker, S.J.L.; Beilby, J.; Bergman, R.N.; Blangero, J.; Bovet, P.; Campbell, H.; Caulfield, M.J.; Cesana, G.; Chakravarti, A.; Chasman, D.I.; Chines, P.S.; Collins, F.S.; Crawford, D.C.; Adrienne Cupples, L.; Cusi, D.; Danesh, J.; de Faire, U.; den Ruijter, H.M.; Dominiczak, A.F.; Erbel, R.; Erdmann, J.; Eriksson, J.G.; Farrall, M.; Felix, S.B.; Ferrannini, E.; Ferrieres, J.; Ford, I.; Forouhi, N.G.; Forrester, T.; Franco, O.H.; Gansevoort, R.T.; Gejman, P.V.; Gieger, C.; Gottesman, O.; Gudnason, V.; Gyllensten, U.; Hall, A.S.; Harris, T.B.; Hattersley, A.T.; Hicks, A.A.; Hindorff, L.A.; Hingorani, A.D.; Hofman, A.; Homuth, G.; Kees Hovingh, G.; Humphries, S.E.; Hunt, S.C.; Hypponen, E.; Illig, T.; Jacobs, K.B.; Jarvelin, M.-R.; Jockel, K.-H.; Johansen, B.; Jousilahti, P.; Wouter Jukema, J.; Jula, A.M.; Kaprio, J.; Kastelein, J.J.P.; Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, S.M.; Kiemeney, L.A.; Knekt, P.; Kooner, J.S.; Kooperberg, C.; Kovacs, P.; Kraja, A.T.; Kumari, M.; Kuusisto, J.; Lakka, T.A.; Langenberg, C.; Le Marchand, L.; Lehtimaki, T.; Lyssenko, V.; Mannisto, S.; Marette, A.; Matise, T.C.; McKenzie, C.A.; McKnight, B.; Moll, F.L.; Morris, A.D.; Morris, A.P.; Murray, J.C.; Nelis, M.; Ohlsson, C.; Oldehinkel, A.J.; Ong, K.K.; Madden, P.A.F.; Pasterkamp, G.; Peden, J.F.; Peters, A.; Postma, D.S.; Pramstaller, P.P.; Price, J.F.; Qi, L.; Raitakari, O.T.; Rankinen, T.; Rao, D.C.; Rice, T.K.; Ridker, P.M.; Rioux, J.D.; Ritchie, M.D.; Rudan, I.; Salomaa, V.; Samani, N.J.; Saramies, J.; Sarzynski, M.A.; Schunkert, H.; Schwarz, P.E.H.; Sever, P.; Shuldiner, A.R.; Sinisalo, J.; Stolk, R.P.; Strauch, K.; Tonjes, A.; Tregouet, D.-A.; Tremblay, A.; Tremoli, E.; Virtamo, J.; Vohl, M.-C.; Volker, U.; Waeber, G.; Willemsen, G.; Witteman, J.C.; Zillikens, M.C.; Adair, L.S.; Amouyel, P.; Asselbergs, F.W.; Assimes, T.L.; Bochud, M.; Boehm, B.O.; Boerwinkle, E.; Bornstein, S.R.; Bottinger, E.P.; Bouchard, C.; Cauchi, S.; Chambers, J.C.; Chanock, S.J.; Cooper, R.S.; de Bakker, P.I.W.; Dedoussis, G.; Ferrucci, L.; Franks, P.W.; Froguel, P.; Groop, L.C.; Haiman, C.A.; Hamsten, A.; Hui, J.; Hunter, D.J.; Hveem, K.; Kaplan, R.C.; Kivimaki, M.; Kuh, D.; Laakso, M.; Liu, Y.; Martin, N.G.; Marz, W.; Melbye, M.; Metspalu, A.; Moebus, S.; Munroe, P.B.; Njolstad, I.; Oostra, B.A.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Pedersen, N.L.; Perola, M.; Perusse, L.; Peters, U.; Power, C.; Quertermous, T.; Rauramaa, R.; Rivadeneira, F.; Saaristo, T.E.; Saleheen, D.; Sattar, N.; Schadt, E.E.; Schlessinger, D.; Eline Slagboom, P.; Snieder, H.; Spector, T.D.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Stumvoll, M.; Tuomilehto, J.; Uitterlinden, A.G.; Uusitupa, M.; van der Harst, P.; Walker, M.; Wallaschofski, H.; Wareham, N.J.; Watkins, H.; Weir, D.R.; Wichmann, H.-E.; Wilson, J.F.; Zanen, P.; Borecki, I.B.; Deloukas, P.; Fox, C.S.; Heid, I.M.; O'Connell, J.R.; Strachan, D.P.; Stefansson, K.; van Duijn, C.M.; Abecasis, G.R.; Franke, L.; Frayling, T.M.; McCarthy, M.I.; Visscher, P.M.; Scherag, A.; Willer, C.J.; Boehnke, M.; Mohlke, K.L.; Lindgren, C.M.; Beckmann, J.S.; Barroso, I.; North, K.E.; Ingelsson, E.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Loos, R.J.F.; Speliotes, E.K. url  doi
  Title Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Nature Abbreviated Journal Nature  
  Volume 518 Issue 7538 Pages 197-206  
  Keywords HUNT3; obesity; genetics  
  Abstract Obesity is heritable and predisposes to many diseases. To understand the genetic basis of obesity better, here we conduct a genome-wide association study and Metabochip meta-analysis of body mass index (BMI), a measure commonly used to define obesity and assess adiposity, in up to 339,224 individuals. This analysis identifies 97 BMI-associated loci (P < 5 x 10(-8)), 56 of which are novel. Five loci demonstrate clear evidence of several independent association signals, and many loci have significant effects on other metabolic phenotypes. The 97 loci account for approximately 2.7% of BMI variation, and genome-wide estimates suggest that common variation accounts for >20% of BMI variation. Pathway analyses provide strong support for a role of the central nervous system in obesity susceptibility and implicate new genes and pathways, including those related to synaptic function, glutamate signalling, insulin secretion/action, energy metabolism, lipid biology and adipogenesis.  
  Address Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, and Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA  
  Corporate Author International Endogene Consortium Thesis  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0028-0836 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:25673413 Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Serial 1673  
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Author (up) Marouli, E.; Graff, M.; Medina-Gomez, C.; Lo, K.S.; Wood, A.R.; Kjaer, T.R.; Fine, R.S.; Lu, Y.; Schurmann, C.; Highland, H.M.; Rueger, S.; Thorleifsson, G.; Justice, A.E.; Lamparter, D.; Stirrups, K.E.; Turcot, V.; Young, K.L.; Winkler, T.W.; Esko, T.; Karaderi, T.; Locke, A.E.; Masca, N.G.D.; Ng, M.C.Y.; Mudgal, P.; Rivas, M.A.; Vedantam, S.; Mahajan, A.; Guo, X.; Abecasis, G.; Aben, K.K.; Adair, L.S.; Alam, D.S.; Albrecht, E.; Allin, K.H.; Allison, M.; Amouyel, P.; Appel, E.V.; Arveiler, D.; Asselbergs, F.W.; Auer, P.L.; Balkau, B.; Banas, B.; Bang, L.E.; Benn, M.; Bergmann, S.; Bielak, L.F.; Bluher, M.; Boeing, H.; Boerwinkle, E.; Boger, C.A.; Bonnycastle, L.L.; Bork-Jensen, J.; Bots, M.L.; Bottinger, E.P.; Bowden, D.W.; Brandslund, I.; Breen, G.; Brilliant, M.H.; Broer, L.; Burt, A.A.; Butterworth, A.S.; Carey, D.J.; Caulfield, M.J.; Chambers, J.C.; Chasman, D.I.; Chen, Y.-D.I.; Chowdhury, R.; Christensen, C.; Chu, A.Y.; Cocca, M.; Collins, F.S.; Cook, J.P.; Corley, J.; Galbany, J.C.; Cox, A.J.; Cuellar-Partida, G.; Danesh, J.; Davies, G.; de Bakker, P.I.W.; de Borst, G.J.; de Denus, S.; de Groot, M.C.H.; de Mutsert, R.; Deary, I.J.; Dedoussis, G.; Demerath, E.W.; den Hollander, A.I.; Dennis, J.G.; Di Angelantonio, E.; Drenos, F.; Du, M.; Dunning, A.M.; Easton, D.F.; Ebeling, T.; Edwards, T.L.; Ellinor, P.T.; Elliott, P.; Evangelou, E.; Farmaki, A.-E.; Faul, J.D.; Feitosa, M.F.; Feng, S.; Ferrannini, E.; Ferrario, M.M.; Ferrieres, J.; Florez, J.C.; Ford, I.; Fornage, M.; Franks, P.W.; Frikke-Schmidt, R.; Galesloot, T.E.; Gan, W.; Gandin, I.; Gasparini, P.; Giedraitis, V.; Giri, A.; Girotto, G.; Gordon, S.D.; Gordon-Larsen, P.; Gorski, M.; Grarup, N.; Grove, M.L.; Gudnason, V.; Gustafsson, S.; Hansen, T.; Harris, K.M.; Harris, T.B.; Hattersley, A.T.; Hayward, C.; He, L.; Heid, I.M.; Heikkila, K.; Helgeland, O.; Hernesniemi, J.; Hewitt, A.W.; Hocking, L.J.; Hollensted, M.; Holmen, O.L.; Hovingh, G.K.; Howson, J.M.M.; Hoyng, C.B.; Huang, P.L.; Hveem, K.; Ikram, M.A.; Ingelsson, E.; Jackson, A.U.; Jansson, J.-H.; Jarvik, G.P.; Jensen, G.B.; Jhun, M.A.; Jia, Y.; Jiang, X.; Johansson, S.; Jorgensen, M.E.; Jorgensen, T.; Jousilahti, P.; Jukema, J.W.; Kahali, B.; Kahn, R.S.; Kahonen, M.; Kamstrup, P.R.; Kanoni, S.; Kaprio, J.; Karaleftheri, M.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Karpe, F.; Kee, F.; Keeman, R.; Kiemeney, L.A.; Kitajima, H.; Kluivers, K.B.; Kocher, T.; Komulainen, P.; Kontto, J.; Kooner, J.S.; Kooperberg, C.; Kovacs, P.; Kriebel, J.; Kuivaniemi, H.; Kury, S.; Kuusisto, J.; La Bianca, M.; Laakso, M.; Lakka, T.A.; Lange, E.M.; Lange, L.A.; Langefeld, C.D.; Langenberg, C.; Larson, E.B.; Lee, I.-T.; Lehtimaki, T.; Lewis, C.E.; Li, H.; Li, J.; Li-Gao, R.; Lin, H.; Lin, L.-A.; Lin, X.; Lind, L.; Lindstrom, J.; Linneberg, A.; Liu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Lophatananon, A.; Luan, J.'an; Lubitz, S.A.; Lyytikainen, L.-P.; Mackey, D.A.; Madden, P.A.F.; Manning, A.K.; Mannisto, S.; Marenne, G.; Marten, J.; Martin, N.G.; Mazul, A.L.; Meidtner, K.; Metspalu, A.; Mitchell, P.; Mohlke, K.L.; Mook-Kanamori, D.O.; Morgan, A.; Morris, A.D.; Morris, A.P.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Munroe, P.B.; Nalls, M.A.; Nauck, M.; Nelson, C.P.; Neville, M.; Nielsen, S.F.; Nikus, K.; Njolstad, P.R.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Ntalla, I.; O'Connel, J.R.; Oksa, H.; Loohuis, L.M.O.; Ophoff, R.A.; Owen, K.R.; Packard, C.J.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Pasterkamp, G.; Patel, A.P.; Pattie, A.; Pedersen, O.; Peissig, P.L.; Peloso, G.M.; Pennell, C.E.; Perola, M.; Perry, J.A.; Perry, J.R.B.; Person, T.N.; Pirie, A.; Polasek, O.; Posthuma, D.; Raitakari, O.T.; Rasheed, A.; Rauramaa, R.; Reilly, D.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Renstrom, F.; Ridker, P.M.; Rioux, J.D.; Robertson, N.; Robino, A.; Rolandsson, O.; Rudan, I.; Ruth, K.S.; Saleheen, D.; Salomaa, V.; Samani, N.J.; Sandow, K.; Sapkota, Y.; Sattar, N.; Schmidt, M.K.; Schreiner, P.J.; Schulze, M.B.; Scott, R.A.; Segura-Lepe, M.P.; Shah, S.; Sim, X.; Sivapalaratnam, S.; Small, K.S.; Smith, A.V.; Smith, J.A.; Southam, L.; Spector, T.D.; Speliotes, E.K.; 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Heard-Costa, N.L.; Pers, T.H.; Lindgren, C.M.; Oxvig, C.; Kutalik, Z.; Rivadeneira, F.; Loos, R.J.F.; Frayling, T.M.; Hirschhorn, J.N.; Deloukas, P.; Lettre, G. url  doi
  Title Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Nature Abbreviated Journal Nature  
  Volume 542 Issue 7640 Pages 186-190  
  Keywords ADAMTS Proteins/genetics; Adult; Alleles; Body Height/*genetics; Cell Adhesion Molecules/genetics; Female; Gene Frequency/*genetics; Genetic Variation/*genetics; Genome, Human/genetics; Glycoproteins/genetics/metabolism; Glycosaminoglycans/biosynthesis; Hedgehog Proteins/genetics; Humans; Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins/genetics/metabolism; Interferon Regulatory Factors/genetics; Interleukin-11 Receptor alpha Subunit/genetics; Male; Multifactorial Inheritance/genetics; NADPH Oxidase 4; NADPH Oxidases/genetics; Phenotype; Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A/metabolism; Procollagen N-Endopeptidase/genetics; Proteoglycans/biosynthesis; Proteolysis; Receptors, Androgen/genetics; Somatomedins/metabolism  
  Abstract Height is a highly heritable, classic polygenic trait with approximately 700 common associated variants identified through genome-wide association studies so far. Here, we report 83 height-associated coding variants with lower minor-allele frequencies (in the range of 0.1-4.8%) and effects of up to 2 centimetres per allele (such as those in IHH, STC2, AR and CRISPLD2), greater than ten times the average effect of common variants. In functional follow-up studies, rare height-increasing alleles of STC2 (giving an increase of 1-2 centimetres per allele) compromised proteolytic inhibition of PAPP-A and increased cleavage of IGFBP-4 in vitro, resulting in higher bioavailability of insulin-like growth factors. These 83 height-associated variants overlap genes that are mutated in monogenic growth disorders and highlight new biological candidates (such as ADAMTS3, IL11RA and NOX4) and pathways (such as proteoglycan and glycosaminoglycan synthesis) involved in growth. Our results demonstrate that sufficiently large sample sizes can uncover rare and low-frequency variants of moderate-to-large effect associated with polygenic human phenotypes, and that these variants implicate relevant genes and pathways.  
  Address Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1J4, Canada  
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  ISSN 0028-0836 ISBN Medium  
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Author (up) Nielsen, J.B.; Fritsche, L.G.; Zhou, W.; Teslovich, T.M.; Holmen, O.L.; Gustafsson, S.; Gabrielsen, M.E.; Schmidt, E.M.; Beaumont, R.; Wolford, B.N.; Lin, M.; Brummett, C.M.; Preuss, M.H.; Refsgaard, L.; Bottinger, E.P.; Graham, S.E.; Surakka, I.; Chu, Y.; Skogholt, A.H.; Dalen, H.; Boyle, A.P.; Oral, H.; Herron, T.J.; Kitzman, J.; Jalife, J.; Svendsen, J.H.; Olesen, M.S.; Njolstad, I.; Lochen, M.-L.; Baras, A.; Gottesman, O.; Marcketta, A.; O'Dushlaine, C.; Ritchie, M.D.; Wilsgaard, T.; Loos, R.J.F.; Frayling, T.M.; Boehnke, M.; Ingelsson, E.; Carey, D.J.; Dewey, F.E.; Kang, H.M.; Abecasis, G.R.; Hveem, K.; Willer, C.J. url  doi
  Title Genome-wide Study of Atrial Fibrillation Identifies Seven Risk Loci and Highlights Biological Pathways and Regulatory Elements Involved in Cardiac Development Type Journal Article
  Year 2018 Publication American Journal of Human Genetics Abbreviated Journal Am J Hum Genet  
  Volume 102 Issue 1 Pages 103-115  
  Keywords Atrial Fibrillation/*genetics; *Genetic Loci; *Genetic Predisposition to Disease; *Genome-Wide Association Study; Heart/*embryology; Humans; Inheritance Patterns/genetics; Multifactorial Inheritance/genetics; Organ Specificity/genetics; Physical Chromosome Mapping; Quantitative Trait Loci/genetics; Regulatory Sequences, Nucleic Acid/*genetics; Reproducibility of Results; Risk Factors; *Cdkn2c; *Dmrta2; *Gwas; *Ttn; *atrial fibrillation; *cardiomyopathy; *fetal; *genetic risk score; *heart; *pathway  
  Abstract Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia and a major risk factor for stroke, heart failure, and premature death. The pathogenesis of AF remains poorly understood, which contributes to the current lack of highly effective treatments. To understand the genetic variation and biology underlying AF, we undertook a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of 6,337 AF individuals and 61,607 AF-free individuals from Norway, including replication in an additional 30,679 AF individuals and 278,895 AF-free individuals. Through genotyping and dense imputation mapping from whole-genome sequencing, we tested almost nine million genetic variants across the genome and identified seven risk loci, including two novel loci. One novel locus (lead single-nucleotide variant [SNV] rs12614435; p = 6.76 x 10(-18)) comprised intronic and several highly correlated missense variants situated in the I-, A-, and M-bands of titin, which is the largest protein in humans and responsible for the passive elasticity of heart and skeletal muscle. The other novel locus (lead SNV rs56202902; p = 1.54 x 10(-11)) covered a large, gene-dense chromosome 1 region that has previously been linked to cardiac conduction. Pathway and functional enrichment analyses suggested that many AF-associated genetic variants act through a mechanism of impaired muscle cell differentiation and tissue formation during fetal heart development.  
  Address Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; Center for Statistical Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; K.G. Jebsen Center for Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim 7491, Norway; Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. Electronic address: cristen@umich.edu  
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  ISSN 0002-9297 ISBN Medium  
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  Notes PMID:29290336; PMCID:PMC5777936 Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Serial 2143  
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Author (up) Webb, T.R.; Erdmann, J.; Stirrups, K.E.; Stitziel, N.O.; Masca, N.G.D.; Jansen, H.; Kanoni, S.; Nelson, C.P.; Ferrario, P.G.; Konig, I.R.; Eicher, J.D.; Johnson, A.D.; Hamby, S.E.; Betsholtz, C.; Ruusalepp, A.; Franzen, O.; Schadt, E.E.; Bjorkegren, J.L.M.; Weeke, P.E.; Auer, P.L.; Schick, U.M.; Lu, Y.; Zhang, H.; Dube, M.-P.; Goel, A.; Farrall, M.; Peloso, G.M.; Won, H.-H.; Do, R.; van Iperen, E.; Kruppa, J.; Mahajan, A.; Scott, R.A.; Willenborg, C.; Braund, P.S.; van Capelleveen, J.C.; Doney, A.S.F.; Donnelly, L.A.; Asselta, R.; Merlini, P.A.; Duga, S.; Marziliano, N.; Denny, J.C.; Shaffer, C.; El-Mokhtari, N.E.; Franke, A.; Heilmann, S.; Hengstenberg, C.; Hoffmann, P.; Holmen, O.L.; Hveem, K.; Jansson, J.-H.; Jockel, K.-H.; Kessler, T.; Kriebel, J.; Laugwitz, K.L.; Marouli, E.; Martinelli, N.; McCarthy, M.I.; Van Zuydam, N.R.; Meisinger, C.; Esko, T.; Mihailov, E.; Escher, S.A.; Alver, M.; Moebus, S.; Morris, A.D.; Virtamo, J.; Nikpay, M.; Olivieri, O.; Provost, S.; AlQarawi, A.; Robertson, N.R.; Akinsansya, K.O.; Reilly, D.F.; Vogt, T.F.; Yin, W.; Asselbergs, F.W.; Kooperberg, C.; Jackson, R.D.; Stahl, E.; Muller-Nurasyid, M.; Strauch, K.; Varga, T.V.; Waldenberger, M.; Zeng, L.; Chowdhury, R.; Salomaa, V.; Ford, I.; Jukema, J.W.; Amouyel, P.; Kontto, J.; Nordestgaard, B.G.; Ferrieres, J.; Saleheen, D.; Sattar, N.; Surendran, P.; Wagner, A.; Young, R.; Howson, J.M.M.; Butterworth, A.S.; Danesh, J.; Ardissino, D.; Bottinger, E.P.; Erbel, R.; Franks, P.W.; Girelli, D.; Hall, A.S.; Hovingh, G.K.; Kastrati, A.; Lieb, W.; Meitinger, T.; Kraus, W.E.; Shah, S.H.; McPherson, R.; Orho-Melander, M.; Melander, O.; Metspalu, A.; Palmer, C.N.A.; Peters, A.; Rader, D.J.; Reilly, M.P.; Loos, R.J.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Roden, D.M.; Tardif, J.-C.; Thompson, J.R.; Wareham, N.J.; Watkins, H.; Willer, C.J.; Samani, N.J.; Schunkert, H.; Deloukas, P.; Kathiresan, S. url  doi
  Title Systematic Evaluation of Pleiotropy Identifies 6 Further Loci Associated With Coronary Artery Disease Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Journal of the American College of Cardiology Abbreviated Journal J Am Coll Cardiol  
  Volume 69 Issue 7 Pages 823-836  
  Keywords Case-Control Studies; Coronary Artery Disease/epidemiology/*genetics; Female; Gene Frequency; *Genetic Loci; *Genetic Pleiotropy; Genome-Wide Association Study; Humans; Male; Odds Ratio; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; cholesteryl ester transfer protein; expression quantitative trait loci; genetics; genome-wide association; single nucleotide polymorphism  
  Abstract BACKGROUND: Genome-wide association studies have so far identified 56 loci associated with risk of coronary artery disease (CAD). Many CAD loci show pleiotropy; that is, they are also associated with other diseases or traits. OBJECTIVES: This study sought to systematically test if genetic variants identified for non-CAD diseases/traits also associate with CAD and to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the extent of pleiotropy of all CAD loci. METHODS: In discovery analyses involving 42,335 CAD cases and 78,240 control subjects we tested the association of 29,383 common (minor allele frequency >5%) single nucleotide polymorphisms available on the exome array, which included a substantial proportion of known or suspected single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with common diseases or traits as of 2011. Suggestive association signals were replicated in an additional 30,533 cases and 42,530 control subjects. To evaluate pleiotropy, we tested CAD loci for association with cardiovascular risk factors (lipid traits, blood pressure phenotypes, body mass index, diabetes, and smoking behavior), as well as with other diseases/traits through interrogation of currently available genome-wide association study catalogs. RESULTS: We identified 6 new loci associated with CAD at genome-wide significance: on 2q37 (KCNJ13-GIGYF2), 6p21 (C2), 11p15 (MRVI1-CTR9), 12q13 (LRP1), 12q24 (SCARB1), and 16q13 (CETP). Risk allele frequencies ranged from 0.15 to 0.86, and odds ratio per copy of the risk allele ranged from 1.04 to 1.09. Of 62 new and known CAD loci, 24 (38.7%) showed statistical association with a traditional cardiovascular risk factor, with some showing multiple associations, and 29 (47%) showed associations at p < 1 x 10(-4) with a range of other diseases/traits. CONCLUSIONS: We identified 6 loci associated with CAD at genome-wide significance. Several CAD loci show substantial pleiotropy, which may help us understand the mechanisms by which these loci affect CAD risk.  
  Address Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts  
  Corporate Author Myocardial Infarction Genetics and CARDIoGRAM Exome Consortia Investigators Thesis  
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  ISSN 0735-1097 ISBN Medium  
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  Title Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height Type Meta-Analysis
  Year 2014 Publication Nature Genetics Abbreviated Journal Nat Genet  
  Volume 46 Issue 11 Pages 1173-1186  
  Keywords HUNT3; Adult; Analysis of Variance; Body Height/*genetics; European Continental Ancestry Group/*genetics; Genetic Variation/*genetics; Genetics, Population; Genome-Wide Association Study/methods; Humans; Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide/*genetics  
  Abstract Using genome-wide data from 253,288 individuals, we identified 697 variants at genome-wide significance that together explained one-fifth of the heritability for adult height. By testing different numbers of variants in independent studies, we show that the most strongly associated approximately 2,000, approximately 3,700 and approximately 9,500 SNPs explained approximately 21%, approximately 24% and approximately 29% of phenotypic variance. Furthermore, all common variants together captured 60% of heritability. The 697 variants clustered in 423 loci were enriched for genes, pathways and tissue types known to be involved in growth and together implicated genes and pathways not highlighted in earlier efforts, such as signaling by fibroblast growth factors, WNT/beta-catenin and chondroitin sulfate-related genes. We identified several genes and pathways not previously connected with human skeletal growth, including mTOR, osteoglycin and binding of hyaluronic acid. Our results indicate a genetic architecture for human height that is characterized by a very large but finite number (thousands) of causal variants.  
  Address Genetics of Complex Traits, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK  
  Corporate Author LifeLines Cohort Study Thesis  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 1061-4036 ISBN Medium  
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  Notes PMID:25282103; PMC4250049 Approved no  
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