Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma identifies key regulators of disease susceptibility

Sud, A. et al. (2017) Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma identifies key regulators of disease susceptibility. Nature Communications, 8, 1892. (doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00320-1) (PMID:29196614) (PMCID:PMC5711884)

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Abstract

Several susceptibility loci for classical Hodgkin lymphoma have been reported. However, much of the heritable risk is unknown. Here, we perform a meta-analysis of two existing genome-wide association studies, a new genome-wide association study, and replication totalling 5,314 cases and 16,749 controls. We identify risk loci for all classical Hodgkin lymphoma at 6q22.33 (rs9482849, P = 1.52 × 10−8) and for nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma at 3q28 (rs4459895, P = 9.43 × 10−17), 6q23.3 (rs6928977, P = 4.62 × 10−11), 10p14 (rs3781093, P = 9.49 × 10−13), 13q34 (rs112998813, P = 4.58 × 10−8) and 16p13.13 (rs34972832, P = 2.12 × 10−8). Additionally, independent loci within the HLA region are observed for nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma (rs9269081, HLA-DPB1*03:01, Val86 in HLA-DRB1) and mixed cellularity Hodgkin lymphoma (rs1633096, rs13196329, Val86 in HLA-DRB1). The new and established risk loci localise to areas of active chromatin and show an over-representation of transcription factor binding for determinants of B-cell development and immune response.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Jarrett, Professor Ruth and Lake, Ms Annette and Montgomery, Mrs Dorothy and Muir, Dr Kenneth
Authors: Sud, A., Thomsen, H., Law, P. J., Försti, A., da Silva Filho, M. I., Holroyd, A., Broderick, P., Orlando, G., Lenive, O., Wright, L., Cooke, R., Easton, D., Pharoah, P., Dunning, A., Peto, J., Canzian, F., Eeles, R., Kote-Jarai, Z., Muir, K., Pashayan, N., Hoffmann, P., Nöthen, M. M., Jöckel, K.-H., von Strandmann, E. P., Lightfoot, T., Kane, E., Roman, E., Lake, A., Montgomery, D., Jarrett, R. F., Swerdlow, A. J., Engert, A., Orr, N., Hemminki, K., and Houlston, R. S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Nature Communications
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:2041-1723
ISSN (Online):2041-1723
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 The Authors
First Published:First published in Nature Communications 8:1892
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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