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Sibling aggregation of low- and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoproteins B and A-I levels in black and white children: the Bogalusa Heart Study.

Authors
  • Chen, W
  • Srinivasan, S R
  • Bao, W
  • Wattigney, W A
  • Berenson, G S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ethnicity & disease
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Volume
7
Issue
3
Pages
241–249
Identifiers
PMID: 9467707
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that the hereditary influence on LDL-C and apo B is more important in white children than in black children, especially for apo B. Further, genetic influence on LDL-C versus apo B, or HDL-C versus apo A-I may be similar.

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