alexa The M235T polymorphism of the AGT gene modifies the risk of coronary artery disease associated with the presence of hypercholesterolemia.
Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Author(s): Niemiec P, Zak I, Wita K

Abstract Share this page

Abstract OBJECTIVE: Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease resulting from interactions between various genetic and non-genetic factors. Angiotensinogen gene (AGT) belongs to polymorphic candidate genes. Recent evidence show that many traditional risk factors of coronary artery disease (CAD) influence synthesis of AGT. This report focuses on the interactions between M235T polymorphism of AGT gene and traditional risk factors of CAD. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 255 subjects, including 158 patients with angiographically confirmed CAD and 97 blood donors without history of cardiovascular diseases were studied. M235T polymorphism of the AGT gene was genotyped using PCR-RFLP method. To determine the possible interactions of AGT genotypes and traditional risk factors of CAD the attributable proportion due to interaction (AP) and synergy models were used. RESULTS: The frequency of 235T allele carriers was significantly higher in patients than in controls (77.8 vs. 62.9, OR = 2.20, 95\% CI; 1.10-4.40, P = 0.026, in multivariate logistic regression model). We found the existence of interaction between the 235T allele carrier-state and hypercholesterolemia (total cholesterol > or = 5 mmol/l) increasing the risk of CAD (SI = 3.39, 95\% CI; 1.33-8.66, AP = 0.65, 95\% CI; 0.39-0.91). The 235T allele also interacted with elevated LDL cholesterol levels (> or = 3 mmol/l) (AP = 0.49, 95\% CI; 0.20-0.96), but not with the hypertension, overweight/ obesity and cigarette smoking. CONCLUSION: The 235T allele increases the risk of CAD associated with the presence of hypercholesterolemia. This article was published in Eur J Epidemiol and referenced in Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

agriaquaculture@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

biochemjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

business@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

chemistryjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

clinicaljournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineeringjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

nutritionjournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

generalscience@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

geneticsmolbio@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

immunomicrobiol@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

materialsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

nursinghealthcare@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

medicaljournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

neuropsychology@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

pharmajournals@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

social_politicalsci@omicsonline.com

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords