APOL1: a case in point for replacing race with genetics

Girish N. Nadkarni, Christina M. Wyatt, Barbara Murphy, Michael J. Ross

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Abstract

Ethnicity-specific differences in apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1) polymorphisms are associated with racial disparities in kidney transplantation outcomes. APOL1 genotyping may better help define graft outcome risk pre-transplantation; however, more research is needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)768-770
Number of pages3
JournalKidney International
Volume91
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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APOL1 : a case in point for replacing race with genetics. / Nadkarni, Girish N.; Wyatt, Christina M.; Murphy, Barbara; Ross, Michael J.

In: Kidney International, Vol. 91, No. 4, 01.04.2017, p. 768-770.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Nadkarni, Girish N. ; Wyatt, Christina M. ; Murphy, Barbara ; Ross, Michael J. / APOL1 : a case in point for replacing race with genetics. In: Kidney International. 2017 ; Vol. 91, No. 4. pp. 768-770.
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