Epigenome-wide association study of fasting blood lipids in the Genetics of Lipid-lowering Drugs and Diet Network study.

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BACKGROUND Genetic research regarding blood lipids has largely focused on DNA sequence variation; few studies have explored epigenetic effects. Genome-wide surveys of DNA methylation may uncover epigenetic factors influencing lipid metabolism. METHODS AND RESULTS To identify whether differential methylation of cytosine-(phosphate)-guanine dinucleotides… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.009158

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