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Genetic variant in the promoter of connective tissue growth factor gene confers susceptibility to nephropathy in type 1 diabetes
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    The C-G single nucleotide polymorphism at -20 of the Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) gene is not present in a European Caucasoid population of patients with type 1 diabetes and nephropathy
    • BINGMEI YANG, Lecturer
    • Other Contributors:
      • Andrea Hodgkinson, Beverley Millward, Andew Demaine

    Re: Genetic variant in the promoter of connective tissue growth factor gene confers susceptibility to nephropathy in type 1 diabetes. Wang et al., J Med Genet 2010; 47:391-397. Doi:10,1136/jmg.2009.073098

    It was with great interest that we read the recent study by Wang et al. on a novel C/G single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) at position -20 in the promoter of the connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) gene confe...

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