Lack of an Association between Left-Handedness and APOE Polymorphism in a Large Sample of Adults: Results of the Czech HAPIEE Study

@inproceedings{Hubacek2013LackOA,
  title={Lack of an Association between Left-Handedness and APOE Polymorphism in a Large Sample of Adults: Results of the Czech HAPIEE Study},
  author={Jaroslav A Hubacek and Brian J Piper and Hynek Pikhart and Anne Peasey and Rů{\vz}ena Kub{\'i}nov{\'a} and Martin Bobak},
  booktitle={Laterality},
  year={2013}
}
An association between APOE genotype and left-handedness has been previously reported. We examined whether such association exists in a population sample of 4438 unrelated Caucasian adults aged 45-69 years (2022 males and 2416 females). Left-handedness was based on self-reported left-hand dominance for writing (prevalence 4.9%) and on consistently higher left-hand grip strength in two repeated measurements (prevalence 12.2%). Individuals with higher left hand grip strength were seven times more… CONTINUE READING

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