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Thrombosis research DOI:10.1016/j.thromres.2014.05.018

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

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
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, Cushman, M
JournalThrombosis research
Date Published2014/05/20

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.