Studies of the associations between functional beta2-adrenergic receptor variants and obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes in 7,808 white subjects

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A P Gjesing, G Andersen, K S Burgdorf, K Borch-Johnsen, T Jørgensen, T Hansen, O Pedersen

Functional and common Arg16Gly and Gln27Glu polymorphisms have been identified in ADRB2, the gene encoding the beta2-adrenergic receptor. These variants have previously been examined for association with obesity, hypertension and diabetes with inconclusive results.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDiabetologia
Volume50
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)563-8
Number of pages6
ISSN0012-186X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007

    Research areas

  • Adult, Amino Acid Substitution, Body Mass Index, Case-Control Studies, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Genetic Variation, Humans, Hypertension, Middle Aged, Obesity, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2

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