Risk of myocardial infarction associated with Gln/Arg 192 polymorphism in the human paraoxonase gene and diabetes mellitus. The REGICOR Investigators.

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AIMS There is increasing evidence that paraoxonase, an HDL-linked enzyme, exerts its effect by removing lipid-peroxidation products. We have conducted a case-control study in Gerona, Spain, to find out whether paraoxonase1 polymorphism at codon 192 (Q and R alleles) is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, and how diabetes mellitus… (More)

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