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
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nephrology

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