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Zinc transport and diabetes risk : Nature Genetics : Nature Publishing Group

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Genome-wide association studies have previously identified variants in SLC30A8, encoding the zinc transporter ZnT8, associated with diabetes risk. A rare variant association study has now established the direction of effect, surprisingly showing that loss-of-function mutations in SLC30A8 are protective against diabetes.
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Intron Retention in the 5'UTR of the Novel ZIF2 T... [PLoS Genet. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

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