Single-nucleotide polymorphism alleles in the insulin receptor gene are associated with typical migraine

McCarthy, Linda C., Hosford, David A., Riley, John H., Bird, Michael I., White, Nicola J., Hewett, Duncan R., Peroutka, Stephen J., Griffiths, Lyn R., Boyd, Pete R., Lea, Rod A., Bhatti, Shahid M., Hosking, Louise K., Hood, Chris M., Jones, Keith W., Handley, Abigail R., Rallan, Raj, Lewis, Karen F., Yeo, Astrid J., Williams, Pauline M., Priest, Richard C., Khan, Parveen, Donnelly, Christine, Lumsden, Sheena M., O'Sullivan, Jennifer, See, Chee Gee, Smart, Devi H., Shaw-Hawkins, Sue, Patel, Jaymini, Langrish, Tony C., Feniuk, Wasyl, Knowles, Richard G., Thomas, Malcolm, Libri, Vincenzo, Montgomery, Doug S., Manasco, Penny K., Xu, Chun-Fang, Dykes, Colin, Humphrey, Patrick P.A., Roses, Allen D., & Purvis, Ian J. (2002) Single-nucleotide polymorphism alleles in the insulin receptor gene are associated with typical migraine. Genomics, 79(2), p. 271.

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We have identified a migraine locus on chromosome 19p13.3/2 using linkage and association analysis. We isolated 48 single-nucleotide polymorphisms within the locus, of which we genotyped 24 in a Caucasian population comprising 827 unrelated cases and 765 controls. Five single-nucleotide polymorphisms within the insulin receptor gene showed significant association with migraine. This association was independently replicated in a case-control population collected separately. We used experiments with insulin receptor RNA and protein to investigate functionality for the migraine-associated single-nucleotide polymorphisms. We suggest possible functions for the insulin receptor in migraine pathogenesis.

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ID Code: 62823
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1006/geno.2002.6701
ISSN: 0888-7543
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Elsevier
Deposited On: 24 Sep 2013 02:43
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 09:01

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