Genetics of Asthma: Genetics of Asthma in Hispanics

Genome-Wide Linkage Analyses The CSGA included Hispanic families, most of whom came from an area of Albuquerque (New Mexico) where 38% of Hispanics are of Mexican descent and 60% of Hispanics identify themselves as other Hispanic or Latino. The initial genome-wide linkage analysis of asthma in the CSGA included 48 Hispanics with asthma in 18 families. This analysis identified a modest evidence of linkage (p < 0.01) between two genomic regions (chromosomes 2q and 21q)

Tagged: asthma genetics , ethnic minority groups