Lack of association between the Glu298Asp polymorphism of endothelial nitric oxide synthase and slow coronary flow in the Turkish population


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Caglayan A. O. , KALAY N. , SAATÇİ Ç. , YALCIN A., AKALIN H., DÜNDAR M.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.25, no.3, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0828-282x(09)70044-3
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Coronary endothelial dysfunction plays an important pathogenetic role in patients with slow coronary flow (SCF). No data exist regarding the possible contribution of the Glu298Asp polymorphism genotype of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene to human SCF in the literature.