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BRCA2 Variants and cardiovascular disease in a multi-ethnic study

Kevin Zbuk16, Changchun Xie17, Robin Young2, Mahyar Heydarpour1, Guillaume Pare18, A Darlene Davis3, Ruby Miller3, Matthew B Lanktree4, Danish Saleheen10112, John Danesh2, Salim Yusuf17, James C Engert5, Robert A Hegele4 and Sonia S Anand179*

Author Affiliations

1 Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada

2 Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

3 Six Nations Health Services, Ohsweken, ON, Canada

4 Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

5 Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

6 Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

7 Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

8 Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

9 Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University Hamilton General Hospital Campus, DB-CVSRI, 237 Barton Street East, Rm. C3102, Hamilton, ON, L8L 2X2, Canada

10 Center for Non-Communicable Diseases, Karachi, Pakistan

11 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Karachi, Pakistan

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BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:56  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-56

Published: 18 July 2012

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Table S1. Association Test Results for BRCA2 SNPs and CVD (SHARE+AP).

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