G J McKay

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Association analysis of canonical Wnt signalling genes in diabetic nephropathy
    David H Kavanagh
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e23904. 2011
  2. pmc Investigation of genetic variation in scavenger receptor class B, member 1 (SCARB1) and association with serum carotenoids
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Royal Victoria Hospital, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Ophthalmology 120:1632-40. 2013
  3. pmc Haplotype association analysis of genes within the WNT signalling pathways in diabetic nephropathy
    David H Kavanagh
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:126. 2013
  4. pmc Association analysis of dyslipidemia-related genes in diabetic nephropathy
    Gareth J McKay
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58472. 2013
  5. pmc Evidence of association of APOE with age-related macular degeneration: a pooled analysis of 15 studies
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Royal Victoria Hospital, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Hum Mutat 32:1407-16. 2011
  6. pmc Variations in apolipoprotein E frequency with age in a pooled analysis of a large group of older people
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1357-64. 2011
  7. pmc Complement component 3: an assessment of association with AMD and analysis of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in a Northern Irish cohort
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Vision and Vascular Sciences, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT12 6BA, UK
    Mol Vis 16:194-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Further assessment of the complement component 2 and factor B region associated with age-related macular degeneration
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Vision Sciences, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:533-9. 2009
  9. pmc Genetic and morphological characterization of Cladobotryum species causing cobweb disease of mushrooms
    G J McKay
    Department of Applied Plant Science, The Queen s University of Belfast, Agriculture and Food Science Centre, Belfast, BT9 5PX, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:606-10. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint A PCR-based method to characterise and identify benzimidazole resistance in Helminthosporium solani
    G J McKay
    Department of Applied Plant Science, Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 152:371-8. 1997

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Association analysis of canonical Wnt signalling genes in diabetic nephropathy
    David H Kavanagh
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e23904. 2011
    ..We assessed tag and potentially functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs; nā€Š=ā€Š31) in four key Wnt pathway genes (CTNNB1, AXIN2, LRP5 and LRP6) for association with diabetic nephropathy using a case-control design...
  2. pmc Investigation of genetic variation in scavenger receptor class B, member 1 (SCARB1) and association with serum carotenoids
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Royal Victoria Hospital, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Ophthalmology 120:1632-40. 2013
    ..To investigate association of scavenger receptor class B, member 1 (SCARB1) genetic variants with serum carotenoid levels of lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) and macular pigment optical density (MPOD)...
  3. pmc Haplotype association analysis of genes within the WNT signalling pathways in diabetic nephropathy
    David H Kavanagh
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:126. 2013
    ..This study comprehensively examined common genetic variation within the WNT pathway for association with DN...
  4. pmc Association analysis of dyslipidemia-related genes in diabetic nephropathy
    Gareth J McKay
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e58472. 2013
    ..Analysis in larger independent cohorts is required...
  5. pmc Evidence of association of APOE with age-related macular degeneration: a pooled analysis of 15 studies
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Royal Victoria Hospital, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Hum Mutat 32:1407-16. 2011
    ..It further provides evidence supporting the role of cholesterol modulation, and low-density cholesterol specifically, in AMD disease etiology...
  6. pmc Variations in apolipoprotein E frequency with age in a pooled analysis of a large group of older people
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1357-64. 2011
    ..8% to 17.5% across the same age range. Gender had no significant effect on the isoform frequencies. This study provides strong support for an association of the APOE gene with human longevity...
  7. pmc Complement component 3: an assessment of association with AMD and analysis of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in a Northern Irish cohort
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Vision and Vascular Sciences, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT12 6BA, UK
    Mol Vis 16:194-9. 2010
    ..We assess its effect on AMD risk in a Northern Irish sample, test for gene-gene and gene-environment interaction, and review a risk prediction model...
  8. doi request reprint Further assessment of the complement component 2 and factor B region associated with age-related macular degeneration
    Gareth J McKay
    Centre for Vision Sciences, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:533-9. 2009
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  9. pmc Genetic and morphological characterization of Cladobotryum species causing cobweb disease of mushrooms
    G J McKay
    Department of Applied Plant Science, The Queen s University of Belfast, Agriculture and Food Science Centre, Belfast, BT9 5PX, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:606-10. 1999
    ..Smaller, polymorphic microsatellites, similarly comprising GA repeats, in the MBC-sensitive isolates in general correlated with their geographic origin...
  10. ncbi request reprint A PCR-based method to characterise and identify benzimidazole resistance in Helminthosporium solani
    G J McKay
    Department of Applied Plant Science, Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 152:371-8. 1997
    ..Species-specific PCR primers designed to amplify this region were used in conjunction with a restriction endonuclease to cause cleavage in sensitive isolates only and thus provide a rapid diagnostic test to differentiate field isolates...
  11. doi request reprint Association analysis of Notch pathway signalling genes in diabetic nephropathy
    D Kavanagh
    Nephrology Research Group, Centre for Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Diabetologia 54:334-8. 2011
    ..We assessed single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs; n = 42) in four of these key genes (JAG1, HES1, NOTCH3 and ADAM10) for association with diabetic nephropathy using a case-control design...