Chromosome 9p21.3 is associated with early-onset coronary heart disease in the Irish population

W.H. Meng, Anne Hughes, Christopher Patterson, Christine Belton, Frank Kee, Pascal McKeown

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Abstract

Coronary heart disease (CHD) remains a leading cause of death across the world. A region on chromosome 9p21.3 has been recently reported to be associated with CHD. We evaluated 3 SNPs and 3 common haplotypes in the 9p21.3 region in 1494 individuals from 580 Irish families, where at least 1 member had early-onset (males
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-85
Number of pages5
JournalDisease markers
Volume25
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry, medical

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