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Heritability of renal function in hypertensive families of African descent in the Seychelles (Indian Ocean).

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Kidney international
Publication Date
Volume
67
Issue
1
Pages
61–69
Identifiers
PMID: 15610228
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The significant heritability estimates of GFR in our sample of families of African descent confirm the familial aggregation of this trait and justify further analyses aimed at discovering genetic determinants of GFR.

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