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Assessment of serum levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine, symmetric dimethylarginine and L-arginine in coronary artery disease.
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PMID:  20936901     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Serum asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA), L-arginine, and C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels were assessed in 100 Egyptian male 35-50-year-old patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), classified into: patients under conservative medical treatment, patients directed for percutaneous coronary interventions, patients directed for coronary artery bypass graft operation and patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction. Age- and sex-matched controls (n=100) were included. Correlation between serum levels of biomarkers and dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase-2 (DDAH-2) genotypes was studied. No association between biomarkers and carriage of the specific DDAH2 SNP2 (-449C/G, rs805305) genotype was detected. Further studies are required to confirm the contribution of the biomarkers in the predisposition of CAD.
Mohamed Z Gad; Sally I Hassanein; Sahar M Abdel-Maksoud; Gamal M Shaban; Khaled Abou-Aisha; Hossam A Elgabarty
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1366-5804     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomarkers     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606000     Medline TA:  Biomarkers     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  746-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, German University in Cairo, Egypt.
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