The apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism is associated with open angle glaucoma in the Japanese population.

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PURPOSE To assess whether genetic polymorphisms of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene are associated with open angle glaucoma (OAG) in the Japanese population. METHODS Genomic DNA was examined in a cohort of 310 Japanese patients with OAG and 179 control subjects. The average age was 63.5+/-14.4 years (mean+/-SD) for the OAG patients and 65.5+/-11.6 years… (More)

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@article{Mabuchi2005TheAE, title={The apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism is associated with open angle glaucoma in the Japanese population.}, author={Fumihiko Mabuchi and S. Tang and Daisuke Ando and Mitsuya Yamakita and Jingyu Wang and Kenji Kashiwagi and Zentaro Yamagata and Hiroyuki Iijima and Shigeo Tsukahara}, journal={Molecular vision}, year={2005}, volume={11}, pages={609-12} }