Suvi Torniainen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Four novel mutations in the lactase gene (LCT) underlying congenital lactase deficiency (CLD)
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Haartman Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:8. 2009
  2. pmc Screening of variants for lactase persistence/non-persistence in populations from South Africa and Ghana
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Genet 10:31. 2009
  3. doi Molecular genetics of human lactase deficiencies
    Irma Jarvela
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 41:568-75. 2009
  4. ncbi Lactase persistence, dietary intake of milk, and the risk for prostate cancer in Sweden and Finland
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:956-61. 2007
  5. doi Screening of DNA-variants in the properdin gene (CFP) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
    Sanna Seitsonen
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Immunol 47:1334-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Four novel mutations in the lactase gene (LCT) underlying congenital lactase deficiency (CLD)
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Haartman Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify new mutations underlying CLD in patients with different ethnic origins, and to increase awareness of this disease so that the patients could be sought out and treated correctly...
  2. pmc Screening of variants for lactase persistence/non-persistence in populations from South Africa and Ghana
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Genet 10:31. 2009
    ....
  3. doi Molecular genetics of human lactase deficiencies
    Irma Jarvela
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 41:568-75. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi Lactase persistence, dietary intake of milk, and the risk for prostate cancer in Sweden and Finland
    Suvi Torniainen
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:956-61. 2007
    ..91-1.46; P = 0.23). In conclusion, lactase persistence/nonpersistence contains no risk for prostate cancer. Analysis of different milk products showed some evidence for low-fat milk as a potential risk factor for prostate cancer...
  5. doi Screening of DNA-variants in the properdin gene (CFP) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
    Sanna Seitsonen
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Immunol 47:1334-6. 2010
    ..The fourth SNP, rs1048118 in exon 10, was more frequent, but was not associated with AMD, either alone (p=0.33) or in conjunction with other risk factors. Thus, CFP does not seem to confer any risk for AMD...