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|Title:||The association of vascular endothelial growth factor related SNPs and circulating iron levels might depend on body mass index||Authors:||Chedid, Pia
El Shamieh, Said
|Affiliations:||Faculty of Health Sciences||Keywords:||Body mass index
Vascular endothelial growth factor
|Issue Date:||2022||Publisher:||National Library of Medicine||Part of:||Frontiers in Bioscience - Landmark||Volume:||27||Issue:||1||Abstract:||
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is an essential regulator of vascular biology. In addition to the well-established role in angiogenesis, circulating VEGF levels were found elevated in severely anemic patients, pointing out that anemia might affect the progression of angiogenesis in malignant and benign diseases through the alteration of VEGF levels. Ten single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in VEGFA and other loci were shown to explain more than 50% of its circulating levels. This study investigated the association of those ten VEGF-related SNPs with serum iron levels in a general Lebanese population free of chronic diseases (N = 460).
|URI:||https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5615||ISSN:||27686701||DOI:||10.31083/j.fbl2701027||Open URL:||Link to full text||Type:||Journal Article|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences|
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