Table 2: Potential chromosomal regions linked to DR (LOD scores >1).

ChromosomeDefinition of DRPopulationLOD scoreNearest genetic markersReference

1p36Retinopathy score in worst eyePima Indians3.1D1S3669[50]

1p36Any DRMexican
Americans
1.24GGAT2A07[49]

2q37Severe NPDR/PDRMexican
Americans
1.11AFM112yd4[49]

3p26Severe NPDR/PDRMexican
Americans
1.29GATA22G12[49]

3q12Severe NPDR/PDRMexican
Americans
1.40GATA68D03[49]

3q12Any DRMexican
Americans
2.41GATA68D03[49]

3q26Presence of at least one microaneruysm, hemorrahage or proliferative DRPima Indians1.36D3S3053, D3S2427[48]

7p15Any DRMexican
Americans
1.02GATA41G07[49]

9q21Presence of at least one microaneruysm, hemorrhage or proliferative DRPima Indians1.46D9S1120, D9S910[48]

12p13Any DRMexican
Americans
2.47GATA49D12[49]

12q23Severe NPDR/PDRMexican
Americans
1.03GATA85A04[49]

15q25Any DRMexican
Americans
1.07ATA28G05[49]

15q26Any DRMexican
Americans
1.16GATA22F01[49]