JCVI: Heritability of Hepatic Fibrosis and Steatosis Based on a Prospective Twin Study.
 
 
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Loomba R, Schork N, Chen CH, Bettencourt R, Bhatt A, Ang B, Nguyen P, Hernandez C, Richards L, Salotti J, Lin S, Seki E, Nelson KE, Sirlin CB, Brenner D, Genetics of NAFLD in Twins Consortium

Heritability of Hepatic Fibrosis and Steatosis Based on a Prospective Twin Study.

Gastroenterology. 2015 Aug 20;

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Abstract

Little is known about the heritability of hepatic fibrosis, and the heritability of hepatic steatosis has not been systematically assessed in adults. We investigated the heritability of hepatic fibrosis and steatosis in a community-dwelling twin cohort.