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Coronary artery calcification

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Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is a risk factor in the general population and in patients with coronary artery disease. It's a disease/trait category used in theGWAS Published Genome-Wide Association Studies Catalogue of the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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[PMID 24530667] Coronary artery calcification: pathogenesis and prognostic implications.

[PMID 24098343OA-icon.png] Genome-wide association study of gene by smoking interactions in coronary artery calcification.

[PMID 23870195OA-icon.png] Genetics of coronary artery calcification among African Americans, a meta-analysis.

[PMID 23561647OA-icon.png] Genome-wide association study of coronary and aortic calcification implicates risk loci for coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction.

[PMID 17903303OA-icon.png] Genome-wide association study for subclinical atherosclerosis in major arterial territories in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study.