• Corpus ID: 38238971

Relationship between plasma ACE activity and the prolif- erative healing process in coronary vessel injury after coronary stenting

  title={Relationship between plasma ACE activity and the prolif- erative healing process in coronary vessel injury after coronary stenting},
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
The recent publication by Agerholm-Larsen B. et al. addressed the important issue of the degree of association between the insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism of the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene and its phenotypic expression in terms of basal plasma level of the enzyme in a large population of healthy Danes [1]. The I/D polymorphism explained up to 30–40% of the total phenotypic variance of plasma ACE level in women and men irrespective of age. This is in agreement with previous… 

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