Genes Can Influence Where Plaque Happens in Heart Arteries

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DALLAS, Feb, 15 - Heredity sometimes influences where fatty deposits develop in a coronary artery, researchers reported today in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

"Different locations of disease show different degrees of inheritance," said Ulrich Broeckel, M.D., one of the study's authors.

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