The S447X variant of lipoprotein lipase gene is associated with metabolic syndrome and lipid levels among Turks.


KOMURCU-BAYRAK E. , ONAT A., PODA M. , HUMPHRIES S. E. , ACHARYA J., HERGENC G., ...More

Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, vol.383, pp.110-5, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 383
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cca.2007.05.007
  • Title of Journal : Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry
  • Page Numbers: pp.110-5

Abstract

Background: We evaluated the relationship of the lipoprotein lipase (LPL) S447X variant with serum lipid levels and the metabolic syndrome (MS) in the Turkish Adult Risk Factor (TARF) study. This is the first study examining this LPL variant in the Turkish population.