Beta2-adrenergic receptor genetic variants and risk of sudden cardiac death by Sotoodehnia Nona, Siscovick David S, Vatta Matteo, Psaty Bruce M, Tracy Russell P, Towbin Jeffrey A, Lemaitre Rozenn N, Rea Thomas D, Durda J Peter, Chang Joel M, Lumley Thomas S, Kuller Lewis H, Burke Gregory L, Heckbert Susan R in Circulation (2006). PubMed

Abstract

Sympathetic activation influences the risk of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (SCD), mediated in part by the beta2-adrenergic receptor (B2AR). We investigated whether variation in the B2AR gene is associated with SCD risk.

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