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Genetic Variation at the Lipoprotein Lipase Gene Associates with Coronary Arteriosclerosis

  • J. C. Chamberlain
  • J. A. Thorn
  • R. Morgan
  • A. Bishop
  • J. Stocks
  • A. Rees
  • K. Oka
  • D. J. Galton
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 285)

Abstract

The aggregation of coronary artery disease (CAD) within families is well established 14,13,10 and concordance rates for the disease are known to be higher in mono -than dizygotic twins, 2,3.

Keywords

Lipoprotein Lipase Hepatic Lipase Severe Coronary Artery Disease Lipase Gene Lipoprotein Lipase Gene 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Chamberlain
    • 1
  • J. A. Thorn
    • 1
  • R. Morgan
    • 2
  • A. Bishop
    • 2
  • J. Stocks
    • 1
  • A. Rees
    • 2
  • K. Oka
    • 3
  • D. J. Galton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human Genetics and Metabolism, Medical Professorial UnitSt Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.University of Wales College of MedicineCardiff, WalesUK
  3. 3.Medlantic Research FoundationUSA

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