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Osteoarthritis

From SNPedia


Osteoarthritis, characterized by degeneration of articular cartilage, is the most common form of arthritis and a major concern for aging societies worldwide. Wikipedia

Heritability of severe osteoarthritis is approximately 30%, according to this 2003 report [PMID 12855031].

SNPs in various genes appear to be associated with osteoarthritis:


[PMID 17195216] osteoarthritis - Sex and ethnic differences related to snps

[PMID 17704066] Multi-SNP model for estimating risk of osteoarthritis in both men and women

OMIM607145
DescDYSTROBREVIN-BINDING PROTEIN 1; DTNBP1
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