E23K single nucleotide polymorphism in the islet ATP-sensitive potassium channel gene (Kir6.2) contributes as much to the risk of Type II diabetes in Caucasians as the PPARgamma Pro12Ala variant

Diabetologia. 2003 Jan;46(1):136-7. doi: 10.1007/s00125-002-0947-x.
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Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adenosine Triphosphate / physiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / genetics*
  • European Continental Ancestry Group / genetics*
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease*
  • Genetic Variation
  • Humans
  • Islets of Langerhans / metabolism*
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide*
  • Potassium Channels, Inwardly Rectifying / genetics*
  • Potassium Channels, Inwardly Rectifying / metabolism
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear / genetics
  • Transcription Factors / genetics

Substances

  • Potassium Channels, Inwardly Rectifying
  • Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
  • Transcription Factors
  • Adenosine Triphosphate