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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 80687, 9 pages
Thermolabile Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T Polymorphism and Homocysteine Are Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease in Moroccan Population
1National League of Cardiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Ibn-Sina Hospital, PB 1326, Rabat 10000, Morocco
2UFR of Biology and Healthy, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Hassan II University, Ain Chock, PB 5366, Maarif 20100, Casablanca, Morocco
3UFR of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Abdelmalek Es-saadi University, P.O. Box 2121, Tetuan 93000, Morocco
4Cardiology A Department, National League of Cardiology, Ibn-Sina Hospital, PB 1326, Rabat 10000, Morocco
Received 21 September 2006; Revised 20 December 2006; Accepted 9 January 2007
Academic Editor: Mohamed Boutjdir
Copyright © 2007 Nawal Bennouar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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