Butyrylcholinesterase activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem.

@article{CalderonMargalit2006ButyrylcholinesteraseAC,
  title={Butyrylcholinesterase activity, cardiovascular risk factors, and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem.},
  author={Ronit Calderon-Margalit and Bella Adler and Joseph H. Abramson and Jaime Gofin and Jeremy David Kark},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={845-52}
}
BACKGROUND The association of butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) with Alzheimer disease and the association of this disease with cardiovascular risk factors raise interest in the association of BuChE activity with cardiovascular risk factors and mortality. METHODS A baseline cross-sectional study was conducted between 1985 and 1987, encompassing residents > or =50 years of age living in a Jewish neighborhood in western Jerusalem. Interviews were followed by examinations and nonfasting blood… CONTINUE READING

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