Can novel Apo A-I polymorphisms be responsible for low HDL in South Asian immigrants?

@inproceedings{Dodani2008CanNA,
  title={Can novel Apo A-I polymorphisms be responsible for low HDL in South Asian immigrants?},
  author={Sunita Dodani and Yanbin Dong and Haidong Zhu and V. Tresa Mary George},
  booktitle={Indian journal of human genetics},
  year={2008}
}
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in the world. Even though its rates have decreased worldwide over the past 30 years, event rates are still high in South Asians. South Asians are known to have low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. The objective of this study was to identify Apolipoprotein A-I (Apo A-I) polymorphisms, the main protein component of HDL and explore its association with low HDL levels in South Asians. A pilot study on 30 South Asians was conducted… CONTINUE READING
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