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Nature Genetics volume 40, pages 129130 (2008) | Download Citation

Plasma lipoprotein concentrations are associated with risk of coronary artery disease, a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Three new genome-wide association studies of thousands of individuals now identify seven genes or loci contributing to lipid concentrations and confirm a number of previously reported associations.

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  1. Aldons J. Lusis is in the Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine and Molecular Genetics, and the Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA.

    • Aldons J Lusis
    •  & Päivi Pajukanta
  2. Päivi Pajukanta is in the Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA. jlusis@mednet.ucla.edu

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