Chromosome - 11 SNP - rs3741049 Gene Name - ACAT1

Basic Information

Genotype Frequency
  • GG
  • AG
  • AA
Allele Frequency
  • G
  • A

SNP Expression Description

How does this fit in to your daily life?

Individuals with this SNP are encouraged to consider supplementing their diet with probiotics, vitamin B12 and avoid pro-inflammatory foods, high glycemic foods, processed foods and cholesterol. Individuals are encouraged to discuss with their health care practitioner, the following: blood sugar, thyroid, hormones, lipid profile and blood pressure screening.

Further research is being conducted on this SNP, please consult with your physician before taking any action. Even though current research indicates the possibility that current diseases are associated with this SNP, individuals with this SNP should be aware that this does not necessarily indicate that such diseases are present nor likely.

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General SNP Description

This SNP plays a major role in ketone body metabolism. Defects of this SNP cause a 3-Ketothiolase Deficiency and depletes B12. This SNP is also associated with an increase in gut bugs (particularly clostridia) as well as elevated fatty acid metabolites. Carriers of A/G allele for this SNP are encouraged to avoid cholesterol and to follow a low fat diet along with the intake of Probiotics and Vitamin B12. The function of this gene play an important role in ketone body metabolism and the diseases associated with this gene include the following: Beta-Ketothiolase Deficiency, Ketoacidosis, Ataxia Telangiectasia and Metabolic Disorder.
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