International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research

Volume 4, Issue 2, October 2016

  • ACE Insertion/Deletion (I/D) Polymorphism in Hypertensive Patients of Palestinian Population

    Lamia'a Sobhi Saqer

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, October 2016
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 5 September 2016
    Accepted: 21 September 2016
    Published: 10 October 2016
    Abstract: Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke, and renal failure; resulting from interaction of several genes with each other and with environmental factors. The renin-angiotensin system(RAS) plays an important role in the regulation of blood pressure. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) is an enzyme of the RAS. ACE ID gene polym... Show More