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Variants -250G/A and -514C/T in the LIPC gene are associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Chinese women

H. Lin, Z. Yin, X.Y. Yu, N. Lin, Y. Lin, J. Chen, Y.Z. Chen, K.P. Lu, H.K. Liu
2014 Genetics and Molecular Research  
LIPC gene and HDCP association was found between HDCP and LIPC genotypes or alleles. Significant linkage disequilibrium of the two SNPs was found in both HDCP patients (R 2 = 0.867) and controls (R 2 = 0.91). Body mass index (BMI) was associated with -250G/A in women with mild preeclampsia (MPE) (P = 0.01). Carriers of the mutant homozygote -250AA genotype presented higher BMI in the MPE group. In conclusion, the LIPC -250G/A and -514C/T variants influenced TC and SBP levels in GH patients and
more » ... in GH patients and the BMI level in the MPE group, although there was no evidence to validate an association between HDCP and LIPC allele, genotype, or haplotype frequencies.
doi:10.4238/2014.august.7.28 pmid:25117371 fatcat:hndxdrv2lrfarbyrdmri4wnqbi