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Screening for genetic variants implicated in monogenic forms of hypertension in a hypertensive urban black Free State cohort
(University of the Free State, 2016-02)
English: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases of lifestyle, are the leading cause of death worldwide. Amongst the risk factors for NCDs, hypertension (blood pressure (BP) ≥140/90 mmHg) is one ...
DNA characterization of the FGA locus in the human genome
(University of the Free State, 2002-11)
English: The human alpha fibrinogen (FGA) short tandem repeat locus is found in the long arm of chromosome 4. It is located in the third intron of the alpha fibrinogen gene. This complex highly polymorphic tetranucleotide ...