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Chronic Kidney Disease: Novel Insights from Genome-Wide Association Studies

Böger, Carsten A. and Heid, Iris M. (2011) Chronic Kidney Disease: Novel Insights from Genome-Wide Association Studies. Kidney & Blood Pressure Research 34, pp. 225-234.

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common, affecting about 10% of the general population, and causing significant morbidity and mortality. Apart from the risk conferred by traditional cardiovascular risk factors, there is a strong genetic component. The method of a genome-wide association study (GWAS) is a powerful hypothesis-free approach to unravel this component by association analyses of CKD ...


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Item type:Article
Additional Information (public):OA-Komponente aus Allianzlizenz
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
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Keywords:Diabetic nephropathy, Membranous nephropathy, IgA nephropathy, Albuminuria, Glomerular filtration rate, Progression of chronic kidney disease, Kidney function decline, Genome-wide association study, Chronic kidney disease, End-stage renal disease
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40909
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