Epidermal growth factor gene is a newly identified candidate gene for gout

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Han, Lin ; Cao, Chunwei ; Jia, Zhaotong ; Liu, Shiguo ; Liu, Zhen ; Xin, Ruosai ; Wang, Can ; Li, Xinde ; Ren, Wei ; Wang, Xuefeng ; Li, Changgui (2016)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep31082, pmc: PMC4978989
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | musculoskeletal diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Chromosome 4q25 has been identified as a genomic region associated with gout. However, the associations of gout with the genes in this region have not yet been confirmed. Here, we performed two-stage analysis to determine whether variations in candidate genes in the 4q2... View more
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