Chromosome - 15 SNP - rs10468017 Gene Name - LIPC

Basic Information

Genotype Frequency
  • CC
  • CT
  • TT
Allele Frequency
  • C
  • T

SNP Expression Description

General SNP Description

The T allele of this SNP is associated with a small increase in HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol). This SNP is also seen to be associated with a reduced risk of  advanced age-related macular degeneration.This gene encodes hepatic triglyceride lipase, which is expressed in the liver. This gene functions as an important enzyme in HDL metabolism. Diseases associated with this gene include the following: Hypertriglyceridemia, Hyperalphalipoproteinemia, Hyperlipidemia Familial combined, Alphalipoproteinemia, Lipase Deficiency Combined, Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis.

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