Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and stroke in a population from eastern Turkey.

  title={Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and stroke in a population from eastern Turkey.},
  author={Selma Duzenli and Ibrahim Pirim and Akçahan Gepdiremen and Orhan Deniz},
  journal={Journal of neurogenetics},
  volume={18 1},
Human apolipoprotein E (apo E) alleles are polymorphic with significantly different frequencies among different ethnic groups and have been associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, and postulated as a major genetic susceptibility locus for Alzheimer's disease. Studies undertaken in different populations have shown different association patterns between apo E genotype and stroke. The aim of this study was to determine the risk of apo E genotype in stroke patients living in the… CONTINUE READING


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