Genome-wide Association Analysis of Eczema, The Researchers Found 10 new variants by Skin Inc.

2 November 2015

Researchers looked at the genomes of participants and identified small changes—or variants—in the genes commonly found in people with eczema utilizing the technique, ‘genome-wide association analysis.’

A group of international researchers led by Lavinia Paternoster, Ph.D., from the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, UK, obtained combined data on 377,000 participants involved in 40 research studies across the world for the largest genetic study of eczema.

Genetic Variants

The researchers found 10 new variants, all playing a role in regulating immune systems and highlighting potential new targets for therapeutic research for eczema. With the newly genetic variants discovered, the total number of variants known to be related to eczema is 31.

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