[Genomic analysis of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament].

@article{Tsuji2016GenomicAO,
  title={[Genomic analysis of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament].},
  author={Takashi Tsuji},
  journal={Clinical calcium},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={545-52}
}
OPLL is considered as a multi-factorial disease influenced by genetic and environmental factors. To identify genetic factors for OPLL, Genetic Study Group of Investigation Committee on Ossification of the Spinal Ligament performed a genome-wide association study(GWAS)using 1,660 OPLL patients. The study group identified six susceptibility loci for OPLL… CONTINUE READING