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Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure. / Visconti, Alessia; Duffy, David; Liu, Fan; Zhu, Gu; Wu, Wenting; Chen, Yan; Hysi, Pirro; Zeng, Changqing; Sanna, Marianna; Iles, Mark M; Kanetsky, Peter A.; Demenais, Florence; Hamer, Merel A; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Ikram, M. Arfan; Nijsten, Tamar E C; Martin, Nicholas G.; Kayser, Manfred; Spector, Timothy David; Han, Jiali; Bataille, Veronique; Falchi, Mario.

In: Nature Communications, 08.05.2018.

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Visconti, A, Duffy, D, Liu, F, Zhu, G, Wu, W, Chen, Y, Hysi, P, Zeng, C, Sanna, M, Iles, MM, Kanetsky, PA, Demenais, F, Hamer, MA, Uitterlinden, AG, Ikram, MA, Nijsten, TEC, Martin, NG, Kayser, M, Spector, TD, Han, J, Bataille, V & Falchi, M 2018, 'Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure', Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04086-y

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Visconti, A., Duffy, D., Liu, F., Zhu, G., Wu, W., Chen, Y., Hysi, P., Zeng, C., Sanna, M., Iles, M. M., Kanetsky, P. A., Demenais, F., Hamer, M. A., Uitterlinden, A. G., Ikram, M. A., Nijsten, T. E. C., Martin, N. G., Kayser, M., Spector, T. D., ... Falchi, M. (2018). Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure. Nature Communications, [1684]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04086-y

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Visconti A, Duffy D, Liu F, Zhu G, Wu W, Chen Y et al. Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure. Nature Communications. 2018 May 8. 1684. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04086-y

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Visconti, Alessia ; Duffy, David ; Liu, Fan ; Zhu, Gu ; Wu, Wenting ; Chen, Yan ; Hysi, Pirro ; Zeng, Changqing ; Sanna, Marianna ; Iles, Mark M ; Kanetsky, Peter A. ; Demenais, Florence ; Hamer, Merel A ; Uitterlinden, Andre G. ; Ikram, M. Arfan ; Nijsten, Tamar E C ; Martin, Nicholas G. ; Kayser, Manfred ; Spector, Timothy David ; Han, Jiali ; Bataille, Veronique ; Falchi, Mario. / Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure. In: Nature Communications. 2018.

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title = "Genome-wide association study in 176,678 Europeans reveals genetic loci for tanning response to sun exposure",
abstract = "The skin{\textquoteright}s tendency to sunburn rather than tan is a major risk factor for skin cancer. Here we report a large genome-wide association study of ease of skin tanning in 176,678 subjects of European ancestry. We identify significant association with tanning ability at 20 loci. We confirm previously identified associations at six of these loci, and report 14 novel loci, of which ten have never been associated with pigmentation-related phenotypes. Our results also suggest that variants at the AHR/AGR3 locus, previously associated with cutaneous malignant melanoma the underlying mechanism of which is poorly understood, might act on disease risk through modulation of tanning ability.",
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AU - Visconti, Alessia

AU - Duffy, David

AU - Liu, Fan

AU - Zhu, Gu

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AU - Chen, Yan

AU - Hysi, Pirro

AU - Zeng, Changqing

AU - Sanna, Marianna

AU - Iles, Mark M

AU - Kanetsky, Peter A.

AU - Demenais, Florence

AU - Hamer, Merel A

AU - Uitterlinden, Andre G.

AU - Ikram, M. Arfan

AU - Nijsten, Tamar E C

AU - Martin, Nicholas G.

AU - Kayser, Manfred

AU - Spector, Timothy David

AU - Han, Jiali

AU - Bataille, Veronique

AU - Falchi, Mario

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AB - The skin’s tendency to sunburn rather than tan is a major risk factor for skin cancer. Here we report a large genome-wide association study of ease of skin tanning in 176,678 subjects of European ancestry. We identify significant association with tanning ability at 20 loci. We confirm previously identified associations at six of these loci, and report 14 novel loci, of which ten have never been associated with pigmentation-related phenotypes. Our results also suggest that variants at the AHR/AGR3 locus, previously associated with cutaneous malignant melanoma the underlying mechanism of which is poorly understood, might act on disease risk through modulation of tanning ability.

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