Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the P2X7 receptor gene are associated with post-menopausal bone loss and vertebral fractures
Niklas R Jorgensen, Lise B Husted, Kristen K Skarratt, Leanne Stokes, Charlotte L Tofteng, Torben Kvist, Jens-Erik B Jensen, Pia Eiken, Kim Brixen, Stephen Fuller, Rory Clifton-Bligh, Alison Gartland, Peter Schwarz, Bente L Langdahl, James S Wiley
European Journal of Human Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
Awarded by Versus Arthritis
The work was kindly supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (proposal #202231) performed as a collaborative project among the members of the ATPBone Consortium (Copenhagen University, University College London, University of Maastricht, University of Ferrara, University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield and Universite Libre de Bruxelles), and is a substudy under the main study 'Fighting osteoporosis by blocking nucleotides: purinergic signalling in bone formation and homeostasis'. Furthermore, this work was funded by the Research Foundation on Hvidovre Hospital H:S, Denmark in 2003 and 2006. We thank the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia for support.