An admixture mapping meta-analysis implicates genetic variation at 18q21 with asthma susceptibility in Latinos.

Affiliation

Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif; Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Asthma is a common but complex disease with racial/ethnic differences in prevalence, morbidity, and response to therapies.

Keywords

Asthma,Latinos,SMAD2,admixture mapping,asthma exacerbations,gene expression,meta-analysis,rare variation,targeted sequencing,