Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 11th, 2005
According to the report from the United States, "Coronary artery disease, including its most severe complication myocardial infarction, is the leading cause of death; however, its genetic studies lag behind other diseases. Many advances have recently been made, however, and these are reviewed [in my report]."
Q. Wang of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation wrote, "Positional cloning based on genome-wide linkage analysis with large families identified the first non -lipid-related disease-causing gene, MEF2A (encoding a transcriptional factor), for coronary artery disease and...
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