Apolipoprotein E epsilon3 allele is not a risk factor of schizophrenia: a study of 314 Japanese patients.

@article{Kimura2000ApolipoproteinEE,
  title={Apolipoprotein E epsilon3 allele is not a risk factor of schizophrenia: a study of 314 Japanese patients.},
  author={Takemi Kimura and Masahiro Shono and Shigefumi Yokota and Ruriko Igata-yi and Junichi Takamatsu and Taihei Miyakawa},
  journal={Neuropsychobiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={66-8}
}
The association between apolipoprotein E (ApoE) alleles and schizophrenia has remained controversial. A recent report claiming that ApoE epsilon3 Taiwan Chinese carriers have an increased risk of schizophrenia prompted us to investigate the allele frequency in a large group of Japanese schizophrenic patients. Serum samples were obtained from 314… CONTINUE READING