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Polymorphisms but not mutations of the KCNQ1 gene are associated with lone atrial fibrillation in the Chinese Han population.
|Title||Polymorphisms but not mutations of the KCNQ1 gene are associated with lone atrial fibrillation in the Chinese Han population.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Chu H-M, Feng M-J, Li Y-G, Zhang Y-X, Ma J-F, He B, Yu Y-B, Liu J, Chen X-M|
Recent studies suggest that mutation of the slow delayed rectifier potassium channel (IKs) contributes to familial atrial fibrillation (FAF). In the current study, we identified common genetic variants of KCNQ1 and explored the potential association between KCNQ1 polymorphism with lone AF (LAF).