Chromosome - 11 SNP - rs174537 Gene Name - MYRF

Basic Information

  • SNP rs174537
  • Chromosome 11
  • Gene Name MYRF
  • Weight of evidence 147
Genotype Frequency
  • GG
  • GT
  • TT
Allele Frequency
  • G
  • T

SNP Expression Description

General SNP Description

Research shows that A/A carriers of this SNP had lower Arachidonic Acid (AA), as well as lower levels of all other polyunsaturates measured in comparison to G/G carriers. Individuals carrying at least one G allele for this SNP had higher low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) and total cholesterol levels. Also, the T allele of this SNP is associated with a lower risk of Coronary Artery Disease. This SNP is also associated with a variety of inflammatory diseases.