Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and essential hypertension in the Chinese population: a meta-analysis including 21058 participants

Internal Medicine Journal, 04/20/2012

In the whole Chinese population, the D allele was significantly linked with essential hypertension susceptibility. However, the relation between the insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism and essential hypertension is still inconclusive in some national minorities and must await larger scale studies.

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