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The rs1333049 polymorphism on locus 9p21.3 and extreme longevity in Spanish and Japanese cohorts

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Title
The rs1333049 polymorphism on locus 9p21.3 and extreme longevity in Spanish and Japanese cohorts
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Age, October 2013
DOI 10.1007/s11357-013-9593-0
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Tomàs Pinós, Noriyuki Fuku, Yolanda Cámara, Yasumichi Arai, Yukiko Abe, Gabriel Rodríguez-Romo, Nuria Garatachea, Alejandro Santos-Lozano, Elisabet Miro-Casas, Marisol Ruiz-Meana, Imanol Otaegui, Haruka Murakami, Motohiko Miyachi, David Garcia-Dorado, Kunihiko Hinohara, Antoni L. Andreu, Akinori Kimura, Nobuyoshi Hirose, Alejandro Lucia

Abstract

The rs1333049 (G/C) polymorphism located on chromosome 9p21.3 is a candidate to influence extreme longevity owing to its association with age-related diseases, notably coronary artery disease (CAD). We compared allele/genotype distributions of rs1333049 in cases (centenarians) and controls (younger adults, without (healthy) or with CAD) in two independent cohorts: Spanish (centenarians: n = 152, 128 women, 100-111 years; healthy controls: n = 343, 212 women, age <50 years; CAD controls: n = 98, 32 women, age ≤65 years) and Japanese (centenarians: n = 742, 623 women, 100-115 years; healthy controls: n = 920, 511 women, < 60 years; CAD controls: n = 395, 45 women, age ≤65 years). The frequency of the "risk" C-allele tended to be lower in Spanish centenarians (47.0 %) than in their healthy (52.9 %, P = 0.088) or CAD controls (55.1 %, P = 0.078), and significant differences were found in genotype distributions (P = 0.034 and P = 0.045), with a higher frequency of the GG genotype in cases than in both healthy and CAD controls as well as a lower proportion of the CG genotype compared with healthy controls. In the Japanese cohort, the main finding was that the frequency of the C-allele did not differ between centenarians (46.4 %) and healthy controls (47.3 %, P = 0.602), but it was significantly lower in the former than in CAD controls (57.2 %, P < 0.001). Although more research is needed, the present and recent pioneer findings (Rejuvenation Res 13:23-26, 2010) suggest that the rs1333049 polymorphism could be among the genetic contributors to exceptional longevity in Southern European populations, albeit this association does not exist in the healthy (CAD-free) Japanese population.

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Geographical breakdown

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United States 1 5%
Unknown 20 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 10%
Researcher 2 10%
Professor 2 10%
Other 8 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 24%
Sports and Recreations 4 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 14%
Unspecified 3 14%
Other 1 5%

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