Epsilon 4 allele of apolipoprotein E gene associates with lower blood pressure in young Japanese subjects: the Suita Study.

@article{Katsuya2002Epsilon4A,
  title={Epsilon 4 allele of apolipoprotein E gene associates with lower blood pressure in young Japanese subjects: the Suita Study.},
  author={Tomohiro Katsuya and Shunroku Baba and Kazuhiko Ishikawa and Toshifumi Mannami and Yuxiao Fu and Nozomu Inamoto and Takashi Asai and Masayuki Fukuda and Jitsuo Higaki and Jun Ogata and Toshio Ogihara},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={2017-21}
}
OBJECTIVES The apolipoprotein epsilon 4 allele (APOE/epsilon 4) increases plasma cholesterol level and the risk for the late onset type of Alzheimer's disease. However, the correlation between hypertension and APOE/epsilon 4 has not yet been clarified. To examine the APOE/epsilon 4 effect in the general population of Japan, we performed a large genetic epidemiological survey (the Suita Study). DESIGN AND METHODS The Suita Study was a cohort study based on a random sample of 14,200 Japanese… CONTINUE READING

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