Alpha-Adducin Gly460Trp Polymorphism and Essential Hypertension in Korea

  title={Alpha-Adducin Gly460Trp Polymorphism and Essential Hypertension in Korea},
  author={Min Ho Shin and Eun-Kyung Chung and Hee Nam Kim and Kyeong-Soo Park and Hae Sung Nam and Sun Seog Kweon and Jin Su Choi},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
Previous studies have suggested that the Gly460Trp polymorphism of the alpha-adducin gene (ADD-1) is associated with salt sensitivity and primary hypertension. The results of linkage or association studies of ADD-1 of different populations are controversial. This study investigated the relationship between the Gly460Trp polymorphism of ADD-1 and essential hypertension in a Korean population. The subjects (n=903) were participants in a population-based study in Jangseong County, Korea. The… CONTINUE READING

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