Liver Enzymes and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Mendelian Randomization Study

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Liu, Junxi; Au Yeung, Shiu Lun; Lin, Shi Lin; Leung, Gabriel M.; Schooling, C. Mary; (2016)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports,volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5171875, doi: 10.1038/srep38813
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | digestive system diseases

We used Mendelian randomization to estimate the causal effects of the liver enzymes, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT), on diabetes and cardiovascular disease, using genetic variants predicting these liver enz... View more
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