Common genetic loci influencing plasma homocysteine concentrations and their effect on risk of coronary artery disease.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

The American journal of clinical nutrition (2013)

Keywords:

2013, July 2013, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

The strong observational association between total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations and risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and the null associations in the homocysteine-lowering trials have prompted the need to identify genetic variants associated with homocysteine concentrations and risk of CAD.