The glucokinase mutation p.T206P is common among MODY patients of Jewish Ashkenazi descent

Pediatric Diabetes, 04/24/2012

The high incidence of the mutant allele in GCK–MODY patients of Jewish–Ashkenazi descent suggests a founder effect. The authors propose that clinically identified GCK–MODY patients of Jewish–Ashkenazi origin be first tested for this mutation.

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