Association of polymorphisms in the CRP gene with circulating C-reactive protein levels and cardiovascular events.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 296, Issue 22, p.2703-11 (2006)

Keywords:

African Continental Ancestry Group, Aged, C-Reactive Protein, Cardiovascular Diseases, Carotid Arteries, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Genotype, Humans, Male, Myocardial Infarction, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Proportional Hazards Models, RISK, Stroke, Tunica Intima

Abstract:

C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammation protein that may play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease (CVD).