Bergboer, J.G.M., Zeeuwen, P.L.J.M., Irvine, A.D., Weidinger, S., Giardina, E., Novelli, G., Den Heijer, M., Rodriguez, E., Illig, T., Riveira-Munoz, E., Campbell, L.E., Tyson, J., Dannhauser, E.N., O´Regan, G., Galli, E., Klopp, N., Koppelman, G.H., Novak, N., Estivill, X., McLean, W.H.I., Postma, D.S., Armour, J.A.L., Schalwijk, J. et al.: Deletion of Late Cornified Envelope 3B and 3C Genes Is Not Associated with Atopic Dermatitis. J Invest Dermat 130, 2057-2061 (2010)

Burbulla, L.F., Schelling, C., Kato, H., Rapaport, D., Woitalla, D., Schiesling, C., Schulte, C., Sharma, M., Illig, T., Bauer, P., Jung, S., Nordheim, A., Schöls, L., Riess, O., Krüger, R.: Dissecting the role of the mitochondrial chaperone mortalin in Parkinson`s disease: functional impact of disease-related variants on mitochondrial homeostasis. Hum Mol Genet 19(22), 4437-4452 (2010)

Dupuis, J., Langenberg, C., Prokopenko, I., Saxena, R., Soranzo, N., Jackson, A.U., Wheeler, E., Glazer, N.L., Bouatia-Naji, N., Grallert, H., Gieger, C., Meisinger, C., Wichmann, H.E., Illig, T., Barroso, I. for the MAGIC investigators et al.: New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk. Nature Genetics 42(2), 105-116 (2010)

Elks, C.E., Perry, J.R.B., Sulem, P., Chasman, D.I., Franceschini, N., He, C., Lunetta, K.L., Visser, J.A., Byrne, E.M., Cousminer, D.L., Gudbjartson, D.F., Esko, T., Feenstra, B., Hottenga, J.J., Albrecht, E., Döring, A., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.E. et al.: Thirty new loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet 42(12), 1077-1085 (2010)

Frank, B., Hoffmeister, M., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Chang-Claude, J., Brenner, H.: Colorectal cancer and polymorphisms in DNA repair genes WRN, RMI1, and BLM. Carcinogenesis 31(3), 442-445 (2010)

Frank, B., Hoffmeister, M., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Chang-Claude, J., Brenner, H.: Single nucleotide polymorphisms in Wnt signalling and cell death pathway genes and susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Carcinogenesis 31(8), 1381-1386 (2010)

Grallert, H., Herder, C., Marzi, C., Meisinger, C., Wichmann, H.E., Rathmann, W., Illig, T.: Association of Genetic Variation in KCNQ1 with Type 2 Diabetes in the KORA Surveys. Horm Metab Research 42, 149-151 (2010)

Hemminki, K., Müller-Myhsok, B., Engel, C., Chen, B., Lichtner, P., Burwinkel, B., Sutter, C., Wappenschmidt, B., Hellebrand, H., Illig, T., Arnold, N., Niederacher, D., Dworniczak, B., Deissler, H., Kast, K., Gadzicki, D., Meitinger, T., Wichmann, H.E., Kiechle, M., Bartram, C.R., Schmutzler, R.K., Meindl, A.: Low-risk variants FGFR2, TNRC9 and LSP1 in German familial breast cancer patients. Int J Cancer 126, 2858-2862 (2010)

Holzapfel, C., Grallert, H., Huth, C., Wahl, S., Fischer, B., Döring, A., Rückert, I.M., Hinney, A., Hebebrand, J., Wichmann, H.E., Hauner, H., Illig, T., Heid, I.M.: Genes and lifestyle factors in obesity: results from 12 462 subjects from MONICA/KORA. Int J Obes (Lond) 34(10), 1538-1545 (2010)

Horn, D., Kapeller, J., Rivera-Brugués, N., Moog, U., Lorenz-Dpiereux, B., Eck, S., Hempel, M., Wagenstaller, J., Gawthrope, A., Monaco, A.P., Bonin, M., Riess, O., Wohlleber, E., Illig, T., Bezzina, C.R., Franke, A., Spranger, S., Villavicencio-Lorini, P., Seifert, W., Rosenfeld, J., Klopocki, E., Rappold, G.A., Strom, T.M.: Identification of FOXP1 Deletions in Three Unrelated Patients with Mental Retardation and Significant Speech and Language Deficits. Human Mutation: Mutation in Brief 31, E1851-E1860 (2010)

Illig, T., Gieger, C., Zhai, G., Römisch-Margl, W., Wang-Sattler, R., Prehn, C., Altmaier, E., Kastenmüller, G., Kato, B.S., Soranzo, N., Mewes, H.W., Meitinger, T., Hrabé de Angelis, M., Kronenberg, F., Wichmann, H.E., Spector, T.D., Adamski, J., Suhre, K.: A genome-wide perspective of genetic variation in human metabolism. Nat Genet 42(2), 137-141 (2010)

Lattka, E., Eggers, S., Moeller, G., Heim, K., Weber, M., Mehta, D., Prokisch, H., Illig, T., Adamski, J.: A common FADS2 promoter polymorphism increases promoter activity and facilitates binding of transcription factor ELK1. J Lipid Res 51, 182-191 (2010)

Lattka, E., Illig, T., Heinrich, J., Koletzko, B.: Do FADS genotypes enhance our knowledge about fatty acid related phenotypes? Clin Nutr 29, 277-287 (2010)

Lubitz, S., Schober, W., Pusch, G., Effner, R., Klopp, N., Behrendt, H., Buters, J.T.M.: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Diesel Emissions Exert Proallergic Effects in Birch Pollen Allergic Individuals Through Enhanced Mediator Release from Basophils. Environ Toxicol 25, 188-197 (2010)

Mahachie John, J.M., Baurecht, H., Rodriguez, E., Naumann, A., Wagenpfeil, S., Klopp, N., Mempel, M., Novak, N., Bieber, T., Wichmann, H.E., Ring, J., Illig, T., Cattaert, T., Van Stehen, K., Weidinger, S.: Analysis of the high affinity IgE receptor genes reveals epistatic effects of FCER1A variants on total IgE levels and eczema risk. Allergy 65, 875-882 (2010)

Marzi, C., Albrecht, E., Hysi, P., Lagou, V., Waldenberger, M., Tönjes, A., Prokopenko, I., Heim, K., Blackburn, H., Ried, J.S., Kleber, M.E., Mangino, M., Thorand, B., Peters, A., Grallert, H., Geistlinger, L., Wichmann, H.E., Illig, T., Gieger, C. et al.: Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Two Novel Regions at 11p15.5-p13 and 1p31 with Major Impact on Acute-Phase Serum Amyloid A. PLoS Genetics 6(11):e1001213, 1-8 (2010)

Michel, S., Liang, L., Depner, M., Klopp, N., Ruether, A., Kumar, A., Schedel, M., Vogelberg, C., von Mutius, E., von Berg, A., Bufe, A., Rietschel, E., Heinzmann, A., Laub, O., Simma, B., Frischer, T., Genuneit, J., Gut, I.G., Schreiber, S., Lathrop, M., Illig, T., Kabesch, M.: Unifying candidate gene and GWAS Approaches in Asthma. PLoS ONE 5(11):e13894, 1-10 (2010)

Mobascher, A., Rujescu, D., Mittelstraß, K., Giegling, I., Lamina, C., Nitz, B., Brenner, H., Fehr, C., Breitling, L.P., Gallinat, J., Rothenbacher, D., Raum, E., Müller, H., Ruppert, A., Hartmann, A.M., Möller, H.J., Gieger, C., Wichmann, H.E., Illig, T., Winterer, G. et al.: Association of a Variant in the Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor 2 Gene (CHRM2) With Nicotine Addiction. Am J Med Genet Part B 153B, 684-690 (2010)

Müller, T.D., Brönner, G., Wandolski, M., Carrie, J., Nguyen, T.T., Greene, B.H., Scherag, A., Grallert, H., Vogel, C.I.G., Scherag, S., Rief, W., Wichmann, H.E., Illig, T., Schaefer, H., Hebebrand, J., Hinney, A.*: Mutation screen and association studies for the fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) gene and early onset and adult obesity. BMC Med Genet 11:2, 1-9 (2010)

Neuschl, C., Hantschel, C., Wagener, A., Schmitt, A.O., Illig, T., Brockmann, G.A.: A unique genetic defect on chromosome 3 is responsible for juvenile obesity in the Berlin Fat Mouse. Int J Obesity 34, 1706-1714 (2010)

Perry, J.R.B., Weedon, M.N., Langenberg, C., Jackson, A.U., Lyssenko, V., Sparso, T., Thorleifsson, G., Grallert, H., Ferrucci, L., Maggio, M., Paolisso, G., Walker, M., Palmer, C.N.A., Payne, F., Young, E., Herder, C., Narisu, N., Morken, M.A., Bonnycastle, L.L., Owen, K.R., Shields, B., Knight, B., Illig, T., McCarthy, M.I., Frayling, T.M. et al.: Genetic evidence that raised sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Hum Mol Genet 19(3), 535-544 (2010)

Pinto, L.A., Depner, M., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Vogelberg, C., von Mutius, E., Kabesch, M.: MMP-9 gene variants increase the risk for non-atopic asthma in children. Respiratory Research 11:23, 1-9 (2010)

Rabstein, S., Brüning, T., Harth, V., Fischer, H.P., Haas, S., Weiss, T., Spickenheuer, A., Pierl, C., Justenhoven, C., Illig, T., Vollmert, C., Baisch, C., Ko, Y.D., Hamann, U., Brauch, H., Pesch, B., for the GENICA Network: N-acetyltransferase 2, exposure to aromatic and heterocyclic amines, and receptor-defined breast cancer. Eur J Cancer Prev 19, 100-109 (2010)

Santhiya, S.T., Kumar, G.S., Sudhakar, P., Gupta, N., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Söker, T., Groth, M., Platzer, M., Gopinath, P.M., Graw, J.: Molecular analysis of cataract families in India: new mutations in the CRYBB2 and GJA3 genes and rare polymorphisms. Mol Vision 16, 1837-1847 (2010)

Sauber, J., Grothe, J., Behm, M., Scherag, A., Grallert, H, Illig, T., Hinney, A., Hebebrand, J., Wiegand, S., Grüters, A., Krude, H., Biebermann, H.: Association of variants in the glucose dependent insulinotropic peptide receptor gene (GIPR) with impaired glucose homeostasis in obese children and adolescents from Berlin. Eur J Endocrinol 163, 259-264 (2010)

Saxena, R., Hivert, M.F., Langenberg, C., Tanaka, T., Pankow, J.S., Vollenweider, P., Lyssenko, V., Bouatia-Naji, N., Dupuis, J., Jackson, A.U., Kao, W.H.L., Li, M., Glazer, N.L., Manning, A.K., Luan, J., Stringham, H.M., Prokopenko, I., Johnson, T., Grarup, N., Boesgaard, T.W., Lecoeur, C., Grallert, H., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.E., Watanabe, R.M. for the MAGIC investigators et al.: Genetic variation in GIPR influneces the glucose and insulin responses to an oral glucose challenge. Nature Genetics 42(2), 142-148 (2010)

Scherag, A., Dina, C., Hinney, A., Vatin, V., Scherag, S., Vogel, C.I.G., Müller, T.D., Grallert, H., Wichmann, H.E., Balkau, B., Heude, B., Jarvelin, R., Hartikainen, A.L., Levy-Marchal, C., Weill, J., Delplanque, J., Körner, A., Kiess, W., Kovacs, P., Heinrich, J., Rzehak, P., Illig, T., Meyre, D. et al.: Two new Loci for body-weight regulation identified in a joint analysis of genome-wide association studies for early-onset extreme obesity in French and german study groups. PLoS Genetics 6(4):e1000916, 1-10 (2010)

Schmid, E., Roos, H., Sauter, W., Rickinger, A., Jaehnert, I., Eckardt-Schupp, F.: Chromosome analysis of the differential radiosensitivity of an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-transformed B cell line and B and T lymphocytes from the same blood donor. Int J Radiat Biol 86(1), 47-55 (2010)

Speliotes, E.K., Willer, C.J., Berndt, S.I., Monda, K.L., Thorleifsson, G., Jackson, A.U., Lango Allen, H., Lindgren, C., Luan, J., Mägi, R., Randall, J.C., Vedantam, S., Winkler, T.W., Qi, L., Heid, I.M., Rzehak, P., Heinrich, J., Illig, T., Peters, A., Wichmann, H.E., Loos, R.J.F. et al.: Association analyses of 249, 796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index. Nat Genet 42(11), 937-948 (2010)

Stark, K., Esslinger, U.B., Reinhard, W., Petrov, G., Winkler, T., Komajda, M., Isnard, R., Charron, P., Villard, E., Cambien, F., Tiret, L., Aumont, M.C., Dubourg, O., Trochu, J.N., Baumert, J., Illig, T., Klopp, N., Wichmann, H.E., Meisinger, C., Heid, I., Hengstenberg, C. et al.: Genetic Association Study Identifies HSPB7 as a Risk Gene for Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. PLoS Genetics 6(10), 1-9 (2010)

Suttner, K., Depner, M., Wetzke, M., Klopp, N., von Mutius, E., Illig, T.: Genetic variants harbored in the forkhead box protein 3 locus increase hay fever risk To the Editor. J Allergy Clin Immunol 125(6), 1395-1399 (2010)

Tan, S., Scherag, A., Janssen, O.E., Hahn, S., Lahner, H., Dietz, T., Scherag, S., Grallert, H., Ganz Vogel, C.I., Kimmig, R., Illig, T., Mann, K., Hebebrand, J., Hinney, A.*: Large effects on body mass index and insulin resistance of fat mass and obesity associated gene (FTO) variants in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). BMC Med Genet 11:12, 1-9 (2010)

Teupser, D., Baber, R., Ceglarek, U., Scholz, M., Illig, T., Gieger, C., Holdt, L.M., Leichtle, A., Greiser, K.H., Huster, D., Linsel-Nitschke, P., Schäfer, A., Braund, P.S., Tiret, L., Stark, K., Raaz-Schrauder, D., Heid, I.M., Wichmann, H.E., Thiery, J. et al.: Genetic Regulation of Serum Phytosterol Levels and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease. Circ Cardiovasc Genet 3, 331-339 (2010)

Timofeeva, M., Kropp, S., Sauter, W., Beckmann, L., Rosenberger, A., Illig, T., Jäger, B., Mittelstrass, K., Dienemann, H., The LUCY-Concortium, Bartsch, H., Bickeböller, H., Chang-Claude, J., Risch, A., Wichmann, H.E.: Genetic polymorphisms of MPO, GSTT1, GSTM1, GSTP1, EPHX1 and NQO1 as risk factors of early-onset lung cancer. Int J Cancer 127, 1547-1561 (2010)

Triglyceride Coronary Disease Genetics and Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration, with Sarwar, N., Danesh, J., Butterworth, A.S., Di Angelantonia, E., Grallert, H., Illig, T., Danesh, J. et al.: Triglyceride-mediated pathways and coronary disease: collaborative analysis of 101 studies. Lancet 375, 1634-1639 (2010)

Truong, T., Hung, R.J., Amos, C.I., Wu, X., Bickeböller, H., Rosenberger, A., Sauter, W., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.E., Risch, A., Dienemann, H., Kaaks, R., Yang, P., Jiang, R., Wiencke, J.K., Spix, M.R. et al.: Replication of Lung Cancer Susceptibility Loci at Chromosomes 15q25, 5p15, and 6p21: a Pooled Analysis From the International Lung Cancer Consortium. J Nat Cancer Institute 102, 959-971 (2010)

Truong, T., Sauter, W., McKay, J.D., Hosgood, D., Gallagher, C., Amos, C., Spitz, M., Muscat, J., Lazarus, P., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.E., Bickeböller, H., Risch, A., Dienemann, H., Zhang, Z.F, Hung, R.J. et al.: International Lung Cancer Consortium: Coordinated association study of 10 potential lung cancer susceptibility variants. Carcinogenesis 31(4), 625-633 (2010)

Winkler, C., Bonifacio, E., Grallert, H., Henneberger, L., Illig, T., Ziegler, A.G.: BMI at age of 8 years is influenced by the type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes HHEX-IDE and CDKALI. Diabetes 59, 2063-2067 (2010)

Zhai, G., Wang-Sattler, R., Hart, D.J., Arden, N.K., Hakim, A.J., Illig, T., Spector, T.D.: Serum branched-chain amino acid to histidine ratio: a novel metabolomic biomarker of knee osteoarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 69, 1227-1231 (2010)


before 2010


Achenbach, P., Lampasona, V., Landherr, U., Koczwara, M., Krause, S., Grallert, H., Winkler, C., Pflüger, M., Illig, T., Bonifacio, E., Ziegler, A.G.: Autoantibodies to zinc transporter 8 and SLC20A8 genotype stratify type 1 diabetes risk. Diabetologia 52, 1881-1888 (2009)

Blandin, S.A., Wang-Sattler, R., Lamacchia, M., Gagneur, J., Lycett, G., Ning, Y., Levashina, E.A., Steinmetz, L.M.: Dissecting the Genetic Basis of Resistance to Malaria Parasites in Anopheles gambiae. Science 326, 147-150 (2009)

Böhme, M., Grallert, H., Klapper, M., Gieger, C., Fischer, A., Heid, I., Wichmann, H.E., Döring, F., Illig, T.: Association between functional FAB2 promoter haplotypes and body mass index: Analyses of 8072 participants of the KORA cohort study. Mol Nutr Food Res 53, 681-685 (2009)

Breitling, L.P., Dahmen, N., Illig, T., Rujescu, D., Nitz, B., Raum, E., Winterer, G., Rothenbacher, D., Brenner, H.: Variants in COMT and spontaneous smoking cessation: retrospective cohort analysis of 925 cessation events. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics 19, 657-659 (2009)

Breitling, L.P., Dahmen, N., Mittelstraß, K., Illig, T., Rujescu, D., Raum, E., Winterer, G., Brenner, H.: Smoking Cessation and Variations in Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunits a-5, a-3, and ß-4 Genes. Biol Psychiatr 65, 691-695 (2009)

Brown, J., Donev, A., Aslanidis, C., Bracegirdle, P., Dixon, K., Foedinger, M., Gwilliam, R., Hardy, M., Illig, T., Ke, X., Krinka, D., Lagerberg, C., Laiho, P., Lewis, D.H., McArdle, W., Patton, S., Ring, S.M., Schmitz, G., Stevens, H., Tybring, G., Wichmann, H.E., Ollier, W.E.R., Yuille, M.: Observational study on variability between biobanks in the estimation of DNA concentration. BMC Res Notes 2:208, 1-8 (2009)

Cameron, L., Depner, M., Kormann, M., Klopp, N., Illig, T., von Mutius, E., Kabesch, M.: Genetic variation in CRTh2 influences development of allergic phenotypes. Allergy 64, 1478-1485 (2009)

Eberlein, A., Takasuga, A., Setoguchi, K., Pfuhl, R., Flisikowski, K., Fries, R., Klopp, N., Fürbass, R., Weikard, R., Kühn, C.*: Dissection of Genetic Factors Modulating Fetal Growth in Cattle Indicates a Substantial Role of the Non-SMC Condensin I Complex, Subunit G (NCAPG) Gene. Genetics 183, 951-964 (2009)

Eggers, S.: Analysis of DNA-binding proteins within the FADS2 gene promoter region. Masterarbeit, 1-170 (2009)

Ekelund, E., Bradley, M., Weidinger, S., Jovanovic, D.L., Johansson, C., Lindgren, C.M., Todorova, A., Jakob, T., Illig, T., von Mutius, E., Braun-Fahrländer, C., Doekes, G., Riedler, J., Scheynius, A., Pershagen, G., Kockum, I., Kere, J.: Lack of Association between Neuropeptide S Receptor 1 Gene (NPSR1) and Eczema in Five European Populations. Acta Derm Venerol 89, 115-121 (2009)

Esparza-Gordillo, J., Weidinger, S., Fölster-Holst, R., Bauerfeind, A., Ruschendorf, F., Patone, G., Rohde, K., Marenholz, I., Schulz, F., Kerscher, T., Hubner, N., Wahn, U., Schreiber, S., Franke, A., Vogler, R., Heath, S., Baurecht, H., Novak, N., Rodriguez, E., Illig, T., Lee-Kirsch, M.A., Ciechanowicz, A., Kurek, M., Piskackova, T., Macek, M., Lee, Y.A., Ruether, A.: A common variant on chromosome 11q13 is associated with atopic dermatitis. Nat Genet 41(5), 596-601 (2009)

Fernández-Santiago, R., Hoenig, S., Lichtner, P., Sperfeld, A.D., Sharma, M., Berg, D., Weichenrieder, O., Illig, T., Eger, K., Meyer, T., Anneser, J., Münch, C., Zierz, S., Gasser, T., Ludolph, A.: Identification of novel Angiogenin (ANG) gene missense variants in German patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Neurol 256, 1337-1342 (2009)

Fischer, A., Grallert, H., Böhme, M., Gieger, C., Boomgaarden, I., Heid, I., Wichmann, H.E., Döring, F., Illig, T.: Association Analysis Between the Prostaglandin E Synthase 2 R298H Polymorphism and Body Mass Index in 8079 Partisipants of the KORA Study Cohort. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers 13(2), 223-226 (2009)

Fuchs, J., Mueller, J.C., Lichtner, P., Schulte, C., Munz, M., Berg, D., Wüllner, U., Illig, T., Sharma, M., Gasser, T.: The transcription factor PITX3 is associated with sporadic Parkinson`s disease. Neurobiol Aging 30, 731-738 (2009)

Graw, J., Schmidt, W., Minogue, P.J., Rodriguez, J., Tong, J.J., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Ebihara, L., Barthoud, V.M., Beyer, E.C.: The GJA8 allele encoding CX50I247M is a rare polymorphism, not a cataract-causing mutation. Mol Vision 15, 1881-1885 (2009)

Greve, B., Dreffke, K., Rickinger, A., Könemann, S., Fritz, E., Eckardt-Schupp, F., Amler, S., Sauerland, C., Braselmann, H., Sauter, W., Illig, T., Schmezer, P., Gomolka, M., Willich, N., Bölling, T.: Multicentric investigation of ionising radiation-induced cell death as a predictive parameter of individual radiosensitivity. Apoptosis 14, 226-235 (2009)

Harold, D., Abraham, R., Hollingworth, P., Sims, R., Gerrish, A., Hamshere, M., Pahwa, J.S., Maskvina, V., Dowzell, K., Williams, A., Jones, N., Thomas, C., Stretton, A., Morgan, A., Lovestone, S., Powell, J., Proitsi, P., Lupton, M.K., Brayne, C., Rubinsztein, D.C., Gill, M., Lawlor, B., Klopp, N., Wichmann, H.E., Williams, J. et al.: Genome-wide association study identifies variants at CLU and PICALM associated with Alzheimer`s disease. Nat Genet 41(10), 1088-1093 (2009)

Herder, C., Rathmann, W., Strassburger, K., Finner, H., Grallert, H., Huth, C., Meisinger, C., Gieger, C., Martin, S., Giani, G., Scherbaum, W.A., Wichmann, H.E., Illig, T.: Variants of the PPARG, IGF2BP2, CDKAL1, HHEX and TCF7L2 Genes Confer Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Independently of BMI in the German KORA Studies. Horm Metab Res 40, 722-726 (2008)

Hersberger, M., Müller, M., Marti-Jaun, J., Heid, I.M., Coassin, S., Young, T.F., Waechter, V., Hengstenberg, C., Meisinger, C., Peters, A., König, W., Holmer, S., Schunkert, H., Klopp, N., Kronenberg, F., Illig, T.: No association of two functional polymorphisms in human ALOX15 with myocardial infarction. Atherosclerosis 205, 192-196 (2009)

Justenhoven, C., Pierl, C.B., Haas, S., Fischer, H.P., Hamann, U., Baisch, C., Harth, V., Spickenheuer, A., Rabstein, S., Vollmert, C., Illig, T., Pesch, B., Brüning, T., Dippon, J., Ko, Y.D., Brauch, H.: Polymorphic loci of E2F2, CCND1 and CCND3 are associated with HER2 status of breast tumors. Int J Cancer 124, 2077-2081 (2009)

Kolz, M., Baumert, J., Gohlke, H., Grallert, H., Döring, A., Peters, A., Wichmann, H.E., Koenig, W., Illig, T.: Association study between variants in the fibrinogen gene cluster, fibrinogen levels and hypertension: Results from the MONICA/KORA study. Thromb Haemost 101, 317-324 (2009)

Kormann, M.S.D., Ferstl, R., Depner, M., Klopp, N., Spiller, S., Illig, T., Vogelberg, C., von Mutius, E., Kirschning, C.J., Kabesch, M.: Rare TLR2 mutations reduce TLR2 receptor function and can increase atopy risk. Allergy 64, 636-642 (2009)

Kretzschmar, H., Illig, T.: Are further genetic factors associated with the risk of developing variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease? Lancet Neurol 8, 25-26 (2009)

Landi, M.T., Chatterjee, N., Yu, K., Goldinn, L.R., Goldstein, A.M., Rotunno, M., Mirabello, L., Jacobs, K., Wheeler, W., Yeager, M., Bergen, A.W., Li, Q., Consonni, D., Pesatori, A.C., Wacholder, S., Thun, M., Diver, R., Oken, M., Virtamo, J., Albanes, D., Wang, Z., Burdette, L., Sauter, W., Wichmann, H.E., Caporaso, N.E. et al.: A Genome-wide Association Study of Lung Cancer Identifies a Region of Chromsome 5p15 Associated with Risk for Adenocarcinoma. Am J Hum Genet 85, 1-13 (2009)

Lattka, E., Illig, T., Heinrich, J., Koletzko, B.: FADS Gene Cluster Polymorphisms: Important Modulators of Fatty Acid Levels and Their Impact on Atopic Diseases. J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 2, 119-128 (2009)

Nitz, B., Heim, R., Schneppat, U.E., Hyman, I., Haszprunar, G.: Towards a new standard in slug species descriptions: The case of LIMAX SARNENSIS HEIM & NITZ N.Sp. (Pulmonata: Limacidae) from the western central alps. J Molluscan Stud 75, 279-294 (2009)

Pinto, L.A., Depner, M., Steudemann, L., Klopp, N., Illig, T., von Mutius, E., Kabesch, M.: IL15 gene variants are not associated with asthma and atopy. Allergy 64, 643-646 (2009)

Prokopenko, I., Langenberg, C., Florez, J.C., Saxena, R., Soranzo, N., Thorleifson, G., Loos, R.J., Manning, A.K., Jackson, A.U., Aulchenko, Y., Potter, S.C., Erdos, M.R., Sanna, S., Hottenga, J.J., Wheeler, E., Kaakinen, M., Lyssenko, V., Chen, W.M., Ahmadi, K., Beckmann, J.S., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.E., et al.: Variants in MTNR1B influence fasting glucose levels. Nat Genet 41(1), 77-81 (2009)

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Weidinger, S., Rodriguez, E., Stahl, C., Wagenpfeil, S., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Novak, N.: Filaggrin Mutations Strongly Predispose to Early-Onset and Extrinsic Atopic Dermatitis. J Invest Dermatology 127, 724-726 (2007)


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Fernández-Santiago, R., Sharma, M., Mueller, J.C., Gohlke, H., Illig, T., Anneser, J., Münch, C., Ludolph, A., Kamm, C., Gasser, T.: Possible gender-dependant association of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene and ALS. Neurology 66, 1929-1931 (2006)

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Gohlke, H., Illig, T., Klopp, N., Wagenpfeil, S., Konta, L., Laws, S.M., Kurz, A., Riemenschneider, M.: Association study between the D10S1423 microsatellite marker and Alzheimer`s disease. Neurobiology of Aging 27, 776.e1-776.e3 (2006)

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Schedel, M., Depner, M., Schoen, C., Weiland, S.K., Vogelberg, C., Niggemann, B., Lau, S., Illig, T., Klopp, N., Wahn, U., von Mutius, E., Nickel, R., Kabesch, M.: The role of polymorphisms in ADAM33, a disintegrin and metalloprotease 33, in childhood asthma and lung function in two German populations. Respiratory Research 7:91 (2006)

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Sedlmeier, E.: Candidate Gene Approach for Parameter of Metabolic Syndrome. Master`s Thesis, 71 S. + Anhang (2006)

Weidinger, S., Novak, N., Klopp, N., Baurecht, H., Wagenpfeil, S., Rummler, L., Ring, J., Behrendt, H., Illig, T.: Letter to the Editor. Lack of associations between Toll-like receptor 2 and Toll-like receptor 4 polymorphisms and atopic eczema. J Allergy Clin Immunol 118, 277-279 (2006)

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