Eleven loci with new reproducible genetic associations with allergic disease risk.

Affiliation

Genetics and Computational Biology, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

A recent genome-wide association study (GWAS) identified 99 loci that contain genetic risk variants shared between asthma, hay fever, and eczema. Many more risk loci shared between these common allergic diseases remain to be discovered, which could point to new therapeutic opportunities.

Keywords

Rhinitis,atopic dermatitis,atopy,genome-wide association study,transcriptome,

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