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Positive association of MMP 14 gene polymorphism with vulnerable carotid plaque formation in a Han Chinese population.

Authors
  • Li, Cai
  • Jin, Xiao-Ping
  • Zhu, Min
  • Chen, Qiao-Ling
  • Wang, Feng
  • Hu, Xiao-Fei
  • Wang, Wan-Fen
  • Li, Wei-Ling
  • Zhu, Feng
  • Zheng, Zhou
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2014
Volume
74
Issue
3
Pages
248–253
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/00365513.2013.879731
PMID: 24472034
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The MMP 14 position + 7096 TC+ CC genotype might lower the risk of vulnerable carotid plaque formation. Fibrinogen (> 4.0 g/L) was a risk factor for stable plaque.

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