Sex-associated effect of CETP and LPL polymorphisms on postprandial lipids in familial hypercholesterolaemia

@article{Anagnostopoulou2009SexassociatedEO,
  title={Sex-associated effect of CETP and LPL polymorphisms on postprandial lipids in familial hypercholesterolaemia},
  author={Katherine K. Anagnostopoulou and Genovefa D. Kolovou and Peggy M. Kostakou and Constantinos C. Mihas and Georgios C Hatzigeorgiou and Christina Marvaki and Dimitrios Degiannis and Dimitri P. Mikhailidis and Dennis Vassilios Cokkinos},
  journal={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={24 - 24}
}
This study assessed the gender-specific influence of the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (TaqIB, I405V) and lipoprotein lipase (S447X) polymorphisms on the response to an oral fat tolerance test in heterozygotes for familial hypercholesterolaemia. We selected and genotyped 80 men and postmenopausal women heterozygous for familial hypercholesterolaemia (main group) as well as 11 healthy control subjects. Patients were subgrouped based on their response to oral fat tolerance test. The oral fat… CONTINUE READING
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