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Genetics

Rajiv D Machado and Richard C Trembath

in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572632
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199607495 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572632.003.0003

Series: Oxford Cardiology Library

Genetics

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• BMPR2 is the major genetic cause of PAH • Haploinsuffiency • Incomplete penetrance • Modifier genes • Rare disease alleles.

Chapter.  4745 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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