Apolipoprotein E genotype in Korean schizophrenic patients.

  title={Apolipoprotein E genotype in Korean schizophrenic patients.},
  author={Mi Kyoung Lee and Ae Ja Park and Bo Young Nam and Kyung Joon Min and Baik Seok Kee and Doo Byung Park},
  journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science},
  pages={781 - 783}
The apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon4 allele is a known risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease, however, an association of the APOE genotype with schizophrenia is controversial. We investigated the association in 60 Korean schizophrenic patients and 60 healthy controls. APOE genotypes were identified by reverse hybridization-based line probe assay. There were significant differences in the distribution of APOE genotypes between schizophrenic patients and controls. APOE epsilon2… CONTINUE READING
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