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Research Article

Identification of a Shared Genetic Susceptibility Locus for Coronary Heart Disease and Periodontitis

  • Arne S. Schaefer mail,

    a.schaefer@ikmb.uni-kiel.de

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Gesa M. Richter,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Birte Groessner-Schreiber,

    Affiliation: Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Barbara Noack,

    Affiliation: University Medical Center Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden, Zentrum für Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde, Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung, Dresden, Germany

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  • Michael Nothnagel,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medical Informatics and Statistics, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Nour-Eddine El Mokhtari,

    Affiliation: Clinic of Cardiology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Bruno G. Loos,

    Affiliation: Department of Periodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Søren Jepsen,

    Affiliation: Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

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  • Stefan Schreiber

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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  • Published: February 13, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000378

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