Nonsynonymous variants and fatty liver disease

Mohlke, Karen L.
December 2008
Nature Genetics;Dec2008, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p1394
Academic Journal
Fat accumulation in the liver is a common trait that may progress to severe liver disease. A new study identifies common and rare nonsynonymous variants in PNPLA3 that are associated with hepatic triglyceride content and that may explain some of the population differences in prevalence.


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