||3x risk of predisposition to childhood asthma in a Japanese population
rs569108, a SNP in the MS4A2 gene, has been linked in a Japanese population to a predisposition to childhood asthma, with an odds ratio of 3 [PMID 8842731, PMID 8968765]. The risk allele in dbSNP orientation is (C). [Note: no (C;C) homozygotes were observed in this population.]
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