Research Article

Interaction of six candidate genes in essential hypertension

Published: October 20, 2014
Genet. Mol. Res. 13 (4) : 8385-8395 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4238/2014.October.20.14
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D.C. Hu, X.L. Zhao, J.C. Shao, W. Wang, J. Qian, A.H. Chen, H.Q. Zhang, H. Guo, J. Jiang, H.Y. Li (2014). Interaction of six candidate genes in essential hypertension. Genet. Mol. Res. 13(4): 8385-8395. https://doi.org/10.4238/2014.October.20.14
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Abstract

We explored the interaction of 6 candidate genetic mutations in essential hypertension (EH). The mutations AGT M235T, ACE I/D, eNOS Glu298Asp, ET-2 A985G, ANP T2238C, and NPRC A-55C were detected using a genechip microarray in 100 patients with EH and 97 controls from the Han population living in the Yunnan Province of China. Risks of EH were evaluated with respect to a combination of these genotypes. Interactions were analyzed using multifactor dimensionality reduction (MDR). P values were corrected using Bonferroni’s adjustment. Results showed that CC genotype frequencies for NPRC A-55C (0.540) in EH were significantly higher than those in controls (0.237, Pc

We explored the interaction of 6 candidate genetic mutations in essential hypertension (EH). The mutations AGT M235T, ACE I/D, eNOS Glu298Asp, ET-2 A985G, ANP T2238C, and NPRC A-55C were detected using a genechip microarray in 100 patients with EH and 97 controls from the Han population living in the Yunnan Province of China. Risks of EH were evaluated with respect to a combination of these genotypes. Interactions were analyzed using multifactor dimensionality reduction (MDR). P values were corrected using Bonferroni’s adjustment. Results showed that CC genotype frequencies for NPRC A-55C (0.540) in EH were significantly higher than those in controls (0.237, Pc