Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 5th, 2004
According to recent research from Spain, "Few data are available on genotype-phenotype interactions among familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) patients in South European populations and there are no data about the influence of the R3500Q mutation on lipoprotein phenotype compared to low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) mutations."
To rectify this, J.T. Real and coauthors at the University of Valencia conducted a study "to analyze the influence of mutations in the LDLR and apolipoprotein B (apoB) genes on lipoprotein phenotype among subjects...
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