Natriuretic peptide clearance receptor alleles and susceptibility to abdominal adiposity.

@article{Sarzani2004NatriureticPC,
  title={Natriuretic peptide clearance receptor alleles and susceptibility to abdominal adiposity.},
  author={Riccardo Sarzani and Pasquale Strazzullo and F. Salvi and Roberto Iacone and Francesca Pietrucci and Alfonso Siani and Gianvincenzo Barba and Maria Clara Gerardi and Paolo Dess{\`i}-Fulgheri and Alessandro Rappelli},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={351-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the association of the C(-55)A polymorphism of the natriuretic peptide clearance receptor (NPRC) with blood pressure (BP), overweight/obesity, and body fat distribution in a large male adult population. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES The study population was from a cross-sectional and follow-up study of 787 untreated male participants in the 1994 to 1995 follow-up examination of the Olivetti Heart Study in Naples (356 of whom were examined previously in 1975). BP and… CONTINUE READING

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