Genetic variation in NEDD4L, an epithelial sodium channel regulator, is associated with cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular death.

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We have previously shown that genetic variance in NEDD4L, a regulating protein of a sodium channel in the distal nephron, has been associated with marginally higher blood pressure and enhanced salt sensitivity. Here, we tested if the genetic NEDD4L variation previously associated with salt sensitivity is related to population blood pressure, incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality.

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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)294-299
JournalJournal of Hypertension
Volume32
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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