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  • Functional Analysis of the Coronary Heart Disease Risk Locus on Chromosome 21q22 

    Beaney, KE; Smith, AJP; Folkersen, L; Palmen, J; Wannamethee, SG; Jefferis, BJ; Whincup, P et al. (2017-01-01)
    Background. The coronary heart disease (CHD) risk locus on 21q22 (lead SNP rs9982601) lies within a "gene desert." The aim of this study was to assess if this locus is associated with CHD risk factors and to identify the ...
  • Accelerometer-measured physical activity is not associated with two-year weight change in African-origin adults from five diverse populations 

    Dugas, LR; Kliethermes, S; Plange-Rhule, J; Tong, L; Bovet, P; Forrester, TE; Lambert, EV et al. (2017-01-01)
  • Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity ― A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults 

    Graff, M; Scott, RA; Justice, AE; Young, KL; Feitosa, MF; Barata, L; Winkler, TW et al. (2017-04-01)
  • Novel genetic loci associated with long-term deterioration in blood lipid concentrations and coronary artery disease in European adults 

    Varga, Tibor V; Kurbasic, Azra; Aine, Mattias; Eriksson, Pontus; Ali, Ashfaq; Hindy, George; Gustafsson, Stefan et al.
    BACKGROUND: Cross-sectional genome-wide association studies have identified hundreds of loci associated with blood lipids and related cardiovascular traits, but few genetic association studies have focused on long-term ...

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