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

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation
1502-7686
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
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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