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Research Article

A Common KIF6 Polymorphism Increases Vulnerability to Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: Two Meta-Analyses and a Meta-Regression Analysis

  • Brian A. Ference mail,

    bference@med.wayne.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Translational Research and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Wonsuk Yoo,

    Affiliations: Division of Translational Research and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • John M. Flack,

    Affiliation: Division of Translational Research and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Michael Clarke

    Affiliations: Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, All-Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 21, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028834

About the Authors

Brian A. Ference, Wonsuk Yoo, John M. Flack
Division of Translational Research and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Brian A. Ference, Michael Clarke
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Wonsuk Yoo
Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Michael Clarke
Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Michael Clarke
All-Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: bference@med.wayne.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAF WY JMF MC. Performed the experiments: BAF WY. Analyzed the data: BAF WY JMF MC. Wrote the paper: BAF WY JMF MC.