CETP gene polymorphisms and risk of coronary atherosclerosis in a Chinese population

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Coronary atherosclerosis, the most common form of coronary artery disease (CAD), is characterized by accumulation of lipid in the walls of coronary arteries. Recent data from clinical trials have showed that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) has causal role in the pathogenesis and development of coronary atherosclerosis. Cholesteryl ester… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1476-511X-12-176

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