Lack of functional KL-VS polymorphism of the KLOTHO gene in the Korean population


The functional variant of the Klotho "KL-VS" stretch, which includes six polymorphisms in linkage disequilibrium, is reportedly associated with healthy aging and longevity in European and American populations. Among Asian populations, this variant has been observed in the Indian population but not in the Iranian population. An association between KL-VS… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1678-4685-GMB-2015-0160