The exon 3 polymorphism of the growth hormone receptor is a severity-related factor for osteoporosis.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the GHR exon 3 fl/d3 polymorphism and body composition traits in Brazilian cohorts of normal post-menarche adolescent girls and in post-menopausal women with and without osteoporosis. First, multiplex PCR and quantitative PCR (TaqMan) were used with 105 DNA samples from the general… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12020-013-0004-1

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