Linkage analysis of chromosome 5 and asthma in a Chinese population

J. Luo, Y. Ji, Y. Peng, J. Xiao, Y. Yao, Hongyan Xu, M. Yang, J. Zhen, D. Lu, L. Jin

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Abstract

Objective. To investigate the linkage between asthma and 5q31-33 in a Chinese population. Methods. The linkage between microsatellite markers in 5q and asthma and allergy was tested by lod score analysis. Results. The linkage between asthma and 5q31-33 was not confirmed. Conclusion. The genes at 5q31- 33 are not likely to contribute to inheritance of asthma in this Chinese population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)318-320
Number of pages3
JournalChinese Journal of Medical Genetics
Volume16
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 6 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Asthma
  • Chromosome 5
  • Linkage analysis
  • Microsatellite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)

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    Luo, J., Ji, Y., Peng, Y., Xiao, J., Yao, Y., Xu, H., Yang, M., Zhen, J., Lu, D., & Jin, L. (1999). Linkage analysis of chromosome 5 and asthma in a Chinese population. Chinese Journal of Medical Genetics, 16(5), 318-320.