Published in Lab Business Week, March 6th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "familial aggregation of forced expiratory flow during the middle half of the forced vital capacity (FVC) (forced mid-expiratory flow rate (FEF25-75%)) and FEF25-75%/FVC has been observed in the Boston Early-Onset Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Study, but linkage results have not been reported for these phenotypes."
"An autosomal whole genome-wide linkage scan was performed in 72 pedigrees ascertained through a proband with severe, early-onset chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and linkage analyses of FEF25-75% and...
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