|(C;C)||less weight gain if taking olanzapine|
A study of 107 patients with schizophrenia being treated with olanzapine reported a protective effect against weight-gain from the (C) allele of this SNP; fewer patients (of 28) with a rs518147(C) allele had a body mass index increase of >=10% (p=0.0006), whereas (G;G) homozygotes did. This effect may also involve nearby SNP rs3813929.[PMID 19434072]
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