alexa Genetic polymorphisms of GSTT1, GSTM1, and NQO1 genes and diabetes mellitus risk in Chinese population.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Metabolomics:Open Access

Author(s): Wang G, Zhang L, Li Q

Abstract Share this page

Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aims of the present study were to assess whether the glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1), M1 (GSTM1), and NAD(P)H: quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) genotypes are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2 DM) and to ascertain whether the levels of blood lipids given exposure to diabetes are modified by the specific genetic polymorphisms of GSTT1, GSTM1, and NQO1. METHODS: This case-control study was conducted on 200 subjects. The genotypes were determined using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism. RESULTS: The GSTT1-present genotype conferred a statistically significant 0.49-fold reduction in risk of T2 DM relative to the null genotype. Individuals with GSTT1-null or GSTM1-null genotype had higher levels of low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, and lipoprotein(a), respectively. There was no association between either GSTM1 or NQO1 polymorphism and risk of T2 DM. CONCLUSION: The present results suggest that the GSTT1 gene may contribute to the development of T2 DM and may be one of the candidate genes of T2 DM in Chinese population. This article was published in Biochem Biophys Res Commun and referenced in Metabolomics:Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords