Metabolic syndrome components are associated with DNA hypomethylation.

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BACKGROUND Disturbances of DNA methylation have been associated with multiple diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and, as some have suggested, glucometabolic disturbances. Our aim was to assess the association of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components with DNA methylation in a population-based study. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.orcp.2012.06.001

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