Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in >80 000 subjects identifies multiple loci for C-reactive protein levels.

TitleMeta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in >80 000 subjects identifies multiple loci for C-reactive protein levels.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsDehghan, A, Dupuis J, Barbalic M, Bis JC, Eiriksdottir G, Lu C, Pellikka N, Wallaschofski H, Kettunen J, Henneman P et al.
JournalCirculation
Volume123
Issue7
Pagination731-8
Date Published2011 Feb 22
ISSN1524-4539
KeywordsBiological Markers, C-Reactive Protein, Cardiovascular Diseases, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genome-Wide Association Study, Humans, Risk Factors, Vasculitis
Abstract

C-reactive protein (CRP) is a heritable marker of chronic inflammation that is strongly associated with cardiovascular disease. We sought to identify genetic variants that are associated with CRP levels.

DOI10.1042/AN20110027
Alternate JournalCirculation