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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2012, Article ID 859219, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/859219
Research Article

Multilocus Family-Based Association Analysis of Seven Candidate Polymorphisms with Essential Hypertension in an African-Derived Semi-Isolated Brazilian Population

1Centro de Estudos do Genoma Humano and Departamento de Genética e Biologia Evolutiva, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, 11461 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Laboratório de Genética Molecular, Departamento de Genética e Biologia Evolutiva, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, SP, 11461 São Paulo, Brazil
3Instituto do Coração (InCor), Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, 11461 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4Departamento de Pediatria, Instituto da Criança, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, 11461 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 9 May 2012; Accepted 11 July 2012

Academic Editor: Monica Domenech

Copyright © 2012 L. Kimura 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.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary material includes one figure (Figure S1) and one Table (Table S1). Figure S1 shows all the steps in the selection of subjects for the different types of analyses, both family-based studies and case-control studies. Table S1 provides complete information about the molecular markers selected for association studies with phenotypes related to hypertension, including nucleotide sequences of primer pairs and genomic identification of the polymorphisms.

  1. Supplementary Figure
  2. Supplementary Table