Lipoprotein lipase gene polymorphism and lipid profile in coronary artery disease


Duman B., Turkoglu C. , Akpinar B., Guden M., Vertii A., Dak E., ...More

ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE, vol.128, no.8, pp.869-874, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 128 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.869-874
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Context.-Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) plays a central role in lipid metabolism, hydrolyzing triglyceride in chylomicrons and very-low-density lipoproteins. The PvuII polymorphic variant of LPL gene is common and might affect risk of coronary artery disease (CAD).