Association of rs17042171 with chromosome 4q25 with atrial fibrillation in Chinese Han populations

@inproceedings{Zhao2015AssociationOR,
  title={Association of rs17042171 with chromosome 4q25 with atrial fibrillation in Chinese Han populations},
  author={Li-yan Zhao and Xin-guang Chen and Yaowu Liu and Zhen Fang and Fengxiang Zhang},
  booktitle={Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE A recent genome-wide association study (GWAS) identified a susceptibility single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), rs17042171 on 4q25 for atrial fibrillation (AF). The aim of the present study was to investigate whether this association between rs17042171 and AF also exists in Chinese Han populations. METHODS It was a case-control study. We enrolled a total of 1,593 Chinese Han origin individuals in the study, including 597 AF patients and 996 AF-free controls. Genotyping was performed… CONTINUE READING

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