Strong association of the SNP rs17822931 with wet earwax and bromhidrosis in a Chinese family

August 2013
Journal of Genetics;Aug2013, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p289
Academic Journal
The article presents a study regarding the analysis of the relationship between single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs17822931, wet earwax and bromhidrosis, a disease characterized by axillary order, in a Chinese family. The study employed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification, restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis and direct sequencing methods. The study raised the possibility of the association of bromhidrosis as pathogenic condition with the rs17822931 genotype.


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