Variants in the CXCL12 gene was associated with coronary artery disease susceptibility in Chinese Han population

@inproceedings{Zhang2017VariantsIT,
  title={Variants in the CXCL12 gene was associated with coronary artery disease susceptibility in Chinese Han population},
  author={Junbo Zhang and Huijun Ma and Jie Gao and Shu Kong and Jiangtao You and Ying Sheng},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the most serious diseases all around the world. Previous studies have shown the function of CXCL12 in the process of atherosclerosis. The aim of this research is to examine whether variants of CXCL12 contribute to CAD. MATERIALS AND METHODS To examine whether variants of CXCL12 contribute to CAD, we selected 6 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of CXCL12, and genotyped by Sequenom MassARRAY technology in 597 CAD patients and 685 healthy… CONTINUE READING

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