Population differences in allele frequencies at the OLR1 locus may suggest geographic disparities in cardiovascular risk events.


BACKGROUND Several studies have demonstrated a link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) susceptibility and the genetic background of populations. Endothelial activation and dysfunction induced by oxidized low-density lipoprotein (ox-LDL) is one of the key steps in the initiation of atherosclerosis. The oxidized low density lipoprotein (lectin-like… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/03014460903393857

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