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Contribution of genotype and ethnicity to bone mineral density variation in Caucasians and Chinese: a test for five candidate genes for bone mass.

Authors
  • Dvornyk, Volodymyr
  • Liu, Peng-yuan
  • Long, Ji-rong
  • Zhang, Yuan-yuan
  • Lei, Shu-feng
  • Recker, Robert R
  • Deng, Hong-wen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chinese medical journal
Publication Date
Aug 05, 2005
Volume
118
Issue
15
Pages
1235–1244
Identifiers
PMID: 16117875
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results of the present study suggest that significant interethnic differentiation at some loci may contribute to the significant interethnic difference in BMD. However, this contribution apparently is not large.

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