Association of C-reactive protein (CRP) gene allelic variants with serum CRP levels and hypertension in Turkish adults


Komurcu-Bayrak E. , Erginel-Unaltuna N. , Onat A., Ozsait B. Ş. , Eklund C., Hurme M., ...Daha Fazla

ATHEROSCLEROSIS, cilt.206, ss.474-479, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Objective: Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome (MetS). The aim of this study was to analyze the CRP gene allelic variations in the Turkish adult risk factor (TARF) study and relate them with serum CRP levels as well as MetS and its components.