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Genetic control of platelet glutaminase: A twin study

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The extent of genetic determination of platelet glutaminase was evaluated by sampling 13 monozygotic and 11 dizygotic adult male twin pairs. Intraclass correlation coefficients of 0.96 for monozygotic and 0.53 for dizygotic twins together with high heritability estimates indicate a strong genetic component.

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Sahai, S., Vogel, F. Genetic control of platelet glutaminase: A twin study. Hum Genet 63, 292–293 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00284668

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Keywords

  • Internal Medicine
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Intraclass Correlation
  • Genetic Control
  • Genetic Component