Ljubljana patients
    Web site for the cohort:
    Publications describing the cohort:
  • Osteoporosis: ESTRADA K, MARC J, PREŽELJ J, MENCEJ BEDRAČ _S, et al. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 56 bone mineral density loci and reveals 14 loci associated with risk of fracture. Nature Genetics 2012, 44, 5: 491-501.
  • Osteoarthritis: ZUPAN J, VAN’T HOF RJ, VINDIŠAR F, HARING G, TREBŠE R, KOMADINA R, MARC J. Osteoarthritic versus osteoporotic bone and intra-skeletal variations in normal bone: Evaluation with [micro] CT and bone histomorphometry. Journal of orthopaedic research 2013, 31, 7: 1059-1066.
  • Cardio-vascular disease: MIRJANIĆ _AZARIĆ _B, VEKIĆ _J, ZELJKOVIĆ _A, JELIĆ-IVANOVIĆ _Z, DJERIĆ _M, MILIVOJAC T, PEČAR FONOVIĆ _U, MARC J, KOS J, ČERNE D, et al. Interrelated cathepsin S-lowering and LDL subclass profile improvements induced by atorvastatin in the plasma of stable angina patients. Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis 2014, 46, 15: 1526-1531.
  • Diabetes: MLINAR B, FERK P, PFEIFER M, GERŠAK K, MARC J. Lipin 1 gene polymorphisms in polycystic ovary syndrome. Hormone and Metabolic Research 2011, 43, 6: 427-432.
Healthy donors and 1. Patients with type 2 diabetes, 2. Patients with osteoarthritis, 3. Patients with osteoporosis
    Types of tissue collected
: 5mL of blood collected with EDTA.