Association of oestrogen receptor a gene polymorphisms with postmenopausal bone loss , bone mass , and quantitative ultrasound properties of bone

@inproceedings{Albagha2005AssociationOO,
  title={Association of oestrogen receptor a gene polymorphisms with postmenopausal bone loss , bone mass , and quantitative ultrasound properties of bone},
  author={OM E Albagha and Ulrika Pettersson and Alison Stewart and F E McGuigan and Heather M Macdonald and David M. Reid and Stuart H. Ralston},
  year={2005}
}
Background: The gene encoding oestrogen receptor a (ESR1) appears to regulate bone mineral density (BMD) and other determinants of osteoporotic fracture risk. Objective: To investigate the relation between common polymorphisms and haplotypes of the ESR1 gene and osteoporosis related phenotypes in a population based cohort of 3054 Scottish women. Results… CONTINUE READING