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An evaluation of inflammatory gene polymorphisms in sibships discordant for premature coronary artery disease: the GRACE-IMMUNE study

  • Benjamin D Brown1,
  • Jérémie Nsengimana2,
  • Jennifer H Barrett2,
  • Richard A Lawrence1,
  • Lori Steiner3,
  • Suzanne Cheng3,
  • D Timothy Bishop2,
  • Nilesh J Samani4,
  • Stephen G Ball1,
  • Anthony J Balmforth1 and
  • Alistair S Hall1Email author
BMC Medicine20108:5

Received: 27 November 2009

Accepted: 13 January 2010

Published: 13 January 2010

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27 Nov 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Dec 2009 Author responded Author comments - Jeremie Nsengimana
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Dec 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Jan 2010 Editorially accepted
13 Jan 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics (LIGHT), University of Leeds
Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM), University of Leeds
Roche Molecular Systems
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester