Linkage Analysis in a Large Primary Osteoporosis Family


Balci B., Yildiz B. O. , Ofir R., Dincer P., BAYRAKTAR M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.33, no.4, pp.215-222, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-222

Abstract

Rationale and objectives: Genetic factors play an important role in regulating bone mineral density and in the development of osteoporosis. In order to identify the gene(s) contributing to bone mineral density, we have performed a linkage approach in the largest primary osteoporosis family in the literature.