Mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphism and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Mannose-Binding Lectin
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Postmenopause

abstract

  • In postmenopausal women, the polymorphism at codon 54 of the MBL2 was associated with lower risk for hypertension and insulin resistance that are important risk factors for CVD.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.molimm.2014.05.003

PubMed ID

  • 24861434

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 23

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 61

number

  • 1