• Genetic Variants and Their Interactions in the Prediction of Increased Pre-Clinical Carotid Atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study 

      Okser, Sebastian; Lehtimäki, Terho; Elo, Laura L; Mononen, Nina; Peltonen, Nina; Kähönen, Mika; Juonala, Markus; Fan, Yue-Mei; Hernesniemi, Jussi; Laitinen, Tomi; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Rontu, Riikka; Eklund, Carita; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Taittonen, Leena; Hurme, Mikko; Viikari, Jorma S; Raitakari, Olli T; Aittokallio, Tero (2010)
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      The relative contribution of genetic risk factors to the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis is poorly understood. It is likely that multiple variants are implicated in the development of atherosclerosis, but the ...
    • HDL enhances oxidation of LDL in vitro in both men and women 

      Solakivi, Tiina; Jaakkola, Olli; Salomäki, Anne; Peltonen, Nina; Metso, Saara; Lehtimäki, Terho; Jokela, Hannu; Nikkari, Seppo (2005)
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      Background Oxidative modification of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is a key event in the oxidation hypothesis of atherogenesis. Some in vitro experiments have previously suggested that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) ...