B399 - Birth Weight and Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist - 21/06/2006

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Principal applicant name: 
Dr John Newell-Price (University of Sheffield, UK)
Dr Sheila Francis (University of Sheffield, UK), Dr Lee Abbott (University of Sheffield, UK), Ms Hannah Blagnys (University of Sheffield, UK)
Title of project: 
Birth Weight and Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist.
Proposal summary: 


  • To use SNPs in linkage disequilibrium with IL-1RN*2 to genotype the 'Children in Focus' (CIF) cohort of the ALSPAC study.
  • To test for association of the inferred IL-1RN*2 genotype with birth weight.
Date proposal received: 
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006
Date proposal approved: 
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006
Endocrine, Growth, Obesity, Birth weight, Genetics
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