Frequency of PAR4 Ala120Thr variant associated with platelet reactivity significantly varies across sub-Saharan African populations

Blood. 2018 Nov 8;132(19):2103-2106. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-05-852335. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Abstract

Publisher's Note: There is a Blood Commentary on this article in this issue.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • African Continental Ancestry Group / genetics
  • Gene Frequency*
  • Genotype
  • Humans
  • Platelet Activation
  • Point Mutation*
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide*
  • Receptors, Thrombin / genetics*
  • Somalia

Substances

  • Receptors, Thrombin
  • protease-activated receptor 4