Serum folate is associated with coronary heart disease independently of homocysteine in Turkish men


ONAT A., Hergenc G., Kuecuekdurmaz Z., Can G. , AYHAN E., Bulur S.

CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.27, no.5, pp.732-739, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clnu.2008.06.009
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.732-739
  • Keywords: Coronary heart disease, Folate, Homocysteine, Metabolic syndrome, Vitamin B-12, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE, B-VITAMINS, FOLIC-ACID, RISK, DETERMINANTS, METAANALYSIS, LIPOPROTEIN, POPULATION

Abstract

Background Et aims: Whether serum homocysteine levels are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and the metabolic syndrome (MS) needs investigation in different ethnic groups. These associations and the influence of serum folate and vitamin 1312 thereupon were addressed separately in genders.