Example sentences for: paraoxonase

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  • Conflicting results have been reported from studies on the stroke risk factor status of genes related to myocardial infarction or arterial disease, such as specific genotypes of the genes for angiotensin 1-converting enzyme ( ACE ) [ 23 24 25 26 ] or apolipoprotein [ 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 ] . Potential confounding factors include the effects of comorbidity and differential mortality rates [ 34 35 ] . Although the degree of stenosis of the cervical internal carotid arteries in symptomatic patients correlates with risk of ipsilateral stroke [ 36 ] , no clear conclusions can be drawn from attempts to relate carotid artery disease to specific genotypes (for example, of the paraoxonase gene PON, which is thought to protect low-density lipoprotein against oxidative modification [ 37 ] , or of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene [ 38 ] ).

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