A large set of Finnish affected sibling pair families with type 2 diabetes suggests susceptibility loci on chromosomes 6, 11, and 14.

Silander K, Scott LJ, Valle TT, Mohlke KL, Stringham HM, Wiles KR, Duren WL, Doheny KF, Pugh EW, Chines P, Narisu N, White PP, Fingerlin TE, Jackson AU, Li C, Ghosh S, Magnuson VL, Colby K, Erdos MR, Hill JE, Hollstein P, Humphreys KM, Kasad RA, Lambert J, Lazaridis KN, Lin G, Morales-Mena A, Patzkowski K, Pfahl C, Porter R, Rha D, Segal L, Suh YD, Tovar J, Unni A, Welch C, Douglas JA, Epstein MP, Hauser ER, Hagopian W, Buchanan TA, Watanabe RM, Bergman RN, Tuomilehto J, Collins FS, Boehnke M
Diabetes. 2004 53 (3): 821-9

PMID: 14988269 · DOI:10.2337/diabetes.53.3.821

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Aged Age of Onset Base Sequence Body Constitution Chromosomes, Human, Pair 6 Chromosomes, Human, Pair 11 Chromosomes, Human, Pair 14 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 DNA Primers Family Female Finland Genetic Markers Genetic Predisposition to Disease Genome, Human Humans Male Middle Aged Siblings

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