Diversity and impact of rare variants in genes encoding the platelet G protein-coupled receptors

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Jones, M.L.; Norman, J.E.; Morgan, N.V.; Mundell, S.J.; Lordkipanidze, M.; Lowe, G.C.; Daly, M.E.; Simpson, M.A.; Drake, S.; Watson, S.P.; Mumford, A.D.; UKGAPPS,;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Schattauer

Platelet responses to activating agonists are influenced by common\ud population variants within or near G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR)\ud genes that affect receptor activity. However, the impact of rare GPCR\ud gene variants is unknown. We describe the rare single n... View more
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