Ethnic variation in levels of circulating IgG autoantibodies to oxidised low-density lipoprotein.

@article{Miller2009EthnicVI,
  title={Ethnic variation in levels of circulating IgG autoantibodies to oxidised low-density lipoprotein.},
  author={Michelle Avril Miller and Pasquale Strazzullo and Sharada Karanam and Francesco Paolo Cappuccio},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={203 1},
  pages={126-36}
}
BACKGROUND Oxidised low-density lipoprotein (Ox-LDL) plays a key role in atherosclerosis. Our aim was to determine whether serum autoantibodies against Ox-LDL (Ab Ox-LDL) differ by ethnic group. DESIGN AND METHODS Soluble serum Ab Ox-LDL levels were measured in 250 white (113 females), 169 African origin (91 females) and 196 South Asian (92 females) individuals from the Wandsworth Heart and Stroke Study (WHSS) population. All were free from coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, other… CONTINUE READING

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