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- Fu, Songbin, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Gene 2012 v.495 no.2 pp. 115-119
- disease resistance; genes; genetic variation; loci; nationalities and ethnic groups; noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; patients; transcription factors; China; Taiwan
- ... Variants in the gene encoding transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) in several ethnic groups. Two intronic variants, rs290487 and rs11196218, were originally identified as T2D modifiers in Hong Kong Chinese and Taiwan Chinese populations, respectively. However, discrepancies were noted in subsequent replicated studies. In this study, an associati ...