Genetic variation in serum low density lipoproteins and lipid levels in man.


Combined data from 10 different populations indicate that the serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels are higher in Ag(x-) than in Ag(x+) individuals. Although the differences were relatively small, they became more pronounced with increasing age. The Ag(x) antigen, which is associated with the serum low density lipoprotein, is genetically controlled and… (More)


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