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    • Decreased plasma C-reactive protein levels in APOE E 4 allele carriers 

      Martiskainen, Henna; Takalo, Mari; Solomon, Alina; Stancáková, Alena; Marttinen, Mikael; Natunen, Teemu; Haapasalo, Annakaisa; Herukka, Sanna-Kaisa; Kuusisto, Johanna; Soininen, Hilkka; Kivipelto, Miia; Laakso, Markku; Hiltunen, Mikko (Wiley, 2018)
      Objective Apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 allele is a well‐established risk factor in Alzheimer's disease (AD). Here, we assessed the effects of APOE polymorphism on cardiovascular, metabolic, and inflammation‐related parameters ...
    • Functional Variant in the GCKR Gene Affects Lactate Levels Differentially in the Fasting State and During Hyperglycemia 

      López Rodríguez, Maykel; Fernandes Silva, Lilian; Vangipurapu, Jagadish; Modi, Shalem; Kuusisto, Johanna; Kaikkonen, Minna U; Laakso, Markku (Springer Nature America, Inc, 2018)
      The rs780094 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP; C/T) of glucokinase regulatory protein gene (GCKR) is a regulatory genetic variant that has been associated with lactate levels in the fasting state. However, the association ...
    • Identification and validation of N-acetyltransferase 2 as an insulin sensitivity gene 

      Knowles, Joshua W.; Xie, Weijia; Zhang, Zhongyang; Chennemsetty, Indumathi; Assimes, Themistocles L.; Paananen, Jussi; Hansson, Ola; Pankow, James; Goodarzi, Mark O.; Carcamo-Orive, Ivan; Morris, Andrew P.; Chen, Yii-Der I.; Mäkinen, Ville-Petteri; Ganna, Andrea; Mahajan, Anubha; Guo, Xiuqing; Abbasi, Fahim; Greenawalt, Danielle M.; Lum, Pek; Molony, Cliona; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia; Raffel, Leslie J.; Tsao, Philip S.; Schadt, Eric E.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Sinaiko, Alan; Reaven, Gerald; Yang, Xia; Hsiung, Chao A.; Groop, Leif; Cordell, Heather J.; Laakso, Markku; Hao, Ke; Ingelsson, Erik; Frayling, Timothy M.; Weedon, Michael N.; Walker, Mark; Quertermous, Thomas (American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2015-04-01)
      Decreased insulin sensitivity, also referred to as insulin resistance (IR), is a fundamental abnormality in patients with type 2 diabetes and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. While IR predisposition is heritable, ...