A genetic variant in the gene encoding fibrinogen beta chain predicted development of hypertension in Chinese men.

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Fibrinogen, a major determinant of blood viscosity, is an acute phase protein associated with cardiovascular disease. We studied the association of hypertension with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the gene encoding the fibrinogen beta chain (FGB). Three tagging SNPs (rs1025154, rs4220 and rs1044291) were selected from the HapMap database on Han… (More)
DOI: 10.1160/TH09-10-0692

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@article{Ong2010AGV, title={A genetic variant in the gene encoding fibrinogen beta chain predicted development of hypertension in Chinese men.}, author={Kwok Leung Ong and Annette W. K. Tso and Stacey Shawn Cherny and Pak Chung Sham and Karen S L Lam and C. Jiang and G. Neil Thomas and Tai Hing Lam and B. Cheung}, journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis}, year={2010}, volume={103 4}, pages={728-35} }