hmgcrb

Ensembl ID:
ENSDARG00000059301
ZFIN ID:
ZDB-GENE-051108-1
Description:
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase b [Source:RefSeq peptide;Acc:NP_001014314]
Human Orthologue:
HMGCR
Human Description:
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:5006]
Mouse Orthologue:
Hmgcr
Mouse Description:
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A reductase Gene [Source:MGI Symbol;Acc:MGI:96159]

Alleles

No alleles have been identified for ENSDARG00000059301 yet.

GWAS

This gene's human homologue has been identified in the following GWAS studies:

  • Body mass index: Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index. (View Study)
  • LDL cholesterol: Common SNPs in HMGCR in micronesians and whites associated with LDL-cholesterol levels affect alternative splicing of exon13. (View Study)
  • Quantitative traits: Genome-wide association studies in an isolated founder population from the Pacific Island of Kosrae. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Biological, clinical and population relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Common variants at 30 loci contribute to polygenic dyslipidemia. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Genetic variants influencing circulating lipid levels and risk of coronary artery disease. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Large-scale genome-wide association studies in East Asians identify new genetic loci influencing metabolic traits. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Loci influencing lipid levels and coronary heart disease risk in 16 European population cohorts. (View Study)
  • Triglycerides: Six new loci associated with blood low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or triglycerides in humans. (View Study)

(GWAS data comes from http://www.genome.gov/gwastudies/.)

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