A genetic association study of D-dimer levels with 50K SNPs from a candidate gene chip in four ethnic groups.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Thrombosis research (2014)

Keywords:

2014, June 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

D-dimer, a fibrin degradation product, is related to risk of cardiovascular disease and venous thromboembolism. Genetic determinants of D-dimer are not well characterized; notably, few data have been reported for African American (AA), Asian, and Hispanic populations.