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

Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsWeng, LC, Tang W., Rich SS, Smith NL, Redline S., O'Donnell CJ, Basu S., Reiner AP, Delaney JA, Tracy RP, Palmer CD, Young T., Yang Q., Folsom AR, and Cushman M.
AbstractD-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.
Year of Publication2014
JournalThrombosis research
Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)2014/05/20
ISSN Number0049-3848
DOI10.1016/j.thromres.2014.05.018
PubMedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24908450?dopt=Abstract