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Genome-wide association study identifies eight loci associated with blood pressure.

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Elevated blood pressure is a common, heritable cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. To date, identification of common genetic variants influencing blood pressure has proven challenging. We tested 2.5 million genotyped and imputed SNPs for association with systolic and diastolic blood pressure in 34,433 subjects of European ancestry from the Global BPgen consortium and followed up findings with direct genotyping (N ≤ 71,225 European ancestry, N ≤ 12,889 Indian Asian ancestry) and in sili...

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10.1038/ng.361

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Journal:
Nature genetics
Volume:
41
Issue:
6
Pages:
666-676
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1546-1718
ISSN:
1061-4036
URN:
uuid:d5a98fdd-7927-4015-b7ce-dc77fe785db3
Source identifiers:
20157
Local pid:
pubs:20157

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