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Title: Association Between Methylenetetrahy drofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene (C677T) Polymorphism and Stroke predisposition in Bahraini Population
Authors: Manal A. Fadl
Adel A. AlJishi
Inas AlHarbi
Safa M.Taha
Moiz O. Bakhiet
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: مجلة الدرسات العليا
Abstract: Background: The elevated plasma homocysteine level has been identified as a risk factor for cerebrovascular diseases. This Hyperhomocysteinaemia occurs "in part" as a result of polymorphism/s in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene. Of these polymorphisms is The C677T which may represent an important genetic risk factor in vascular diseases. Aim: This study aim to assess the relationship between the presence of the C677T polymorphism of the MTHFR gene and the risk of stroke in Bahraini population.
ISSN: 1858- 6228
Appears in Collections:Journal of Graduate Studies - VOL - 14 - 2

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