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Feb 10

Researchers have determined that two mutations on a single gene can interact in a way that lowers the carrier’s risk for a heart attack.

Researchers have determined that two mutations on a single gene can interact in a way that lowers the carrier’s risk for a heart attack. The variants are found in a gene called DBH, which regulates an enzyme involved in the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine. The research is published in a recent issue of the journal Circulation Research.

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