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A meta-analysis of genome-wide data from five European isolates reveals an association of COL22A1, SYT1, and GABRR2 with serum creatinine level

Cristian Pattaro1*, Alessandro De Grandi1, Veronique Vitart2, Caroline Hayward2, Andre Franke3, Yurii S Aulchenko4, Asa Johansson5, Sarah H Wild6, Scott A Melville1, Aaron Isaacs4, Ozren Polasek78, David Ellinghaus3, Ivana Kolcic7, Ute Nöthlings109, Lina Zgaga7, Tatijana Zemunik11, Carsten Gnewuch12, Stefan Schreiber3, Susan Campbell2, Nick Hastie2, Mladen Boban11, Thomas Meitinger1314, Ben A Oostra4, Peter Riegler15, Cosetta Minelli1, Alan F Wright2, Harry Campbell6, Cornelia M van Duijn4, Ulf Gyllensten5, James F Wilson6, Michael Krawczak169, Igor Rudan1168, Peter P Pramstaller11718* and the EUROSPAN consortium

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Genetic Medicine, European Academy Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC), Bolzano, Italy - Affiliated Institute of the University Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

2 MRC Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh, UK

3 Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

4 Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Departments of Epidemiology and Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA Rotterdam, the Netherlands

5 Department of Genetics and Pathology, Rudbeck laboratory, Uppsala University, SE-751 85, Uppsala, Sweden

6 Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK

7 Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Rockefellerova 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

8 Gen-info Ltd, Ruzmarinka 17, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

9 Popgen biobank, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany

10 Institute for Experimental Medicine, Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, 24105 Kiel, Germany

11 Croatian Centre for Global Health, University of Split Medical School, Soltanska 2, 21000 Split, Croatia

12 Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany

13 Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

14 Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH), Ingolstaedter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany

15 Hemodialysis Unit, Hospital of Merano, Merano, Italy

16 Institute of Medical Informatics and Statistics, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany

17 Department of Neurology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

18 Department of Neurology, Central Hospital, Bolzano, Italy

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BMC Medical Genetics 2010, 11:41  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-11-41

Published: 11 March 2010

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Supplementary materials. The file contains supplementary tables to support the discovery analysis (Table S1), the replication analysis (Table S2) and the confirmation of previous findings (Table S3).

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