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Journal of Osteoporosis
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 569145, 5 pages
Genetic Influence of Candidate Osteoporosis Genes in Saudi Arabian Population: A Pilot Study
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Dammam and King Fahd University Hospital, AlKhobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Dammam and King Fahd University Hospital, AlKhobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
Received 6 December 2011; Revised 20 January 2012; Accepted 25 January 2012
Academic Editor: Jun Iwamoto
Copyright © 2012 Mir Sadat-Ali and Haifa A. Al-Turki. 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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