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Articles by Z. Y Fu
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  Xiang Xie , Z. y Fu , Y. N Yang , Xiang Ma , Y. H Wang and Fen Liu
 

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the association between the human CYP8A1 gene and myocardial infarction (MI) in Chinese people. Methods: 210 MI patients and 206 age-matched controls were genotyped and constructed haplotypes for 3 SNPs [3982C>T (rs5602), C1117A (rs5629), C251T (rs454-98106)] of the human CYP8A1 gene. Results: The CC genotype of rs5629 was more frequently in MI patients than in control subjects (P = .030). The frequency of the A-C-T haplotype was significantly higher in MI patients than in control subjects (P =.001). The frequency of the C-T-T haplotype was significantly lower in MI patients than in control subjects (P= .011). Conclusions: The present results indicate that MI is associated with the CC genotype of rs5629 in the human CYP8A1 gene. The A-C-T haplotype appears to be a useful genetic marker and the C-T-T haplotype might be a protective factor of MI in Chinese people.

  Y. N Yang , X. L Wang , Y. T Ma , X Xie , Z. Y Fu , X. M Li , B. D Chen and F. Liu
 

Objectives: Cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2C19 is expressed in vascular endothelium and metabolizes arachidonic acid to biologically active epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs), which are potent endogenous vasodilators and inhibitors of vascular inflammation. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between the interaction of CYP2C19*3 polymorphism and smoking and coronary artery disease (CAD) in a Uighur population. Methods: In a Chinese Uighur case-control study of patients with CAD (n = 336) and healthy controls (n = 370), we investigated the roles of polymorphism in the CYP2C19 gene by the use of polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) analysis. Results: The CYP2C19*3 AG + AA genotype was significantly more prevalent in patients with CAD (6.25.0% vs 2.96%; P = .03). Multiple logistic regression analysis showed 4 independent risk factors: the interaction of CYP2C19*3 and smoking (OR 7.22, 95% confidence interval [CI] 2.32-10.23; P = .009), smoking (OR 3.23, 95% CI 1.72-5.44; P = .003), blood sugar (OR 2.12, 95% CI 1.03-4.21; P < .01), and hypertension (OR 1.74, 95% CI 0.98-2.34; P = .013). Conclusions: The CYP2C19*3 polymorphism and CAD were synergistically and significantly associated in Chinese Uighur patients.

 
 
 
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