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Effect of the StuI polymorphism in the LDL receptor gene (Ala 370 to Thr) on lipid levels in healthy individuals

V. Gudnason, D. Patel, X-M. Sun, S. Humphries, A.K. Soutar, B.L. Knight. Clinical Genetics 1995:47;68-74.

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The molecular genetics of pediatric lipid disorders: recent progress and future research directions

Humphries SE, Mailly F, Gudnason V, Talmund P. Pediatr Res. 1993 Oct;34(4):403-415

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The molecular genetics of paedriatic lipid disorders: Recent progress and future research directions

Humphries SE, Mailly, Gudnason V, Talmud P. Pediatric research 1993 34 (4):403-415

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Identification of recurrent and novel mutations in exon 4 of the ldl receptor gene in patients with familial Hypercholesterolemia in the United Kingdom

Gudnason V, King-Underwood L, Seed M, Sun X-M, Soutar AK, Humphries SE. Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis 1993;13:56-63.

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Interaction between a polymorphism of the apo A-I promoter region and smoking determines plasma levels of hdl and apo A-I

Sigurdsson Jr. G, Gudnason V, Sigurdsson G, Humphries SE. Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis 1992;12:1017-1022.

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Identification of common genetic polymorphism that determine plasma levels of apo A-I and HDL.

Humphries S, Gudnason V, Paul-hayase H, Saha N, Rosseneu M. 1992 NATO advanced workshop, Limone Italy. Springer-Verlag Berlin Vol H73 pp183-194


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Characterization of deletions in the LDL receptor gene in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia in the United Kingdom

Sun X-M, Webb JC, Gudnason V, Humphries S, Seed M, Thompson GR, Knight BL, Soutar AK. Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis 1992;12:762-770.

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A PCR based method to create a specific mutation to use as a reference for oligomelting

V.Gudnason and S.Humphries. Clinical Chemistry 1991.

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Identification of the 664 proline to leucine mutation in the low density lipoprotein receptor in four unreleated patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia in the UK

Linda King-Underwood, Vilmundur Gudnason, Steve Humphries, Mary Seed, Dilip Patel, Brian Knight and Anne Soutar. Clinical Genetics 1991;40:17-28.

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Genetic effects on blood cholesterol

Gunnar Sigurdsson, Vilmundur Gudnason.  Icelandic Medical Journal 1990; 76:60-72.


Use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction to search for a mutation in the Apolipoprotein gene in the Icelandic population

Vilmundur Gudnason, Gunnar Sigurdsson, Steve Humphries. Icelandic Medical Journal 1990; 76:

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Polymorphism of the c-Ha-ras-1 proto-oncogene in Icelandic breast cancer patients

Rosa B. Barkardottir, Oskar Th. Johannsson, Adalgeir Arason, Vilmundur Gudnason, Valgardur Egilsson. Int J Cancer 1989; 44: 251-255.

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A study of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Iceland using RFLPs

Rohan Taylor, Jonathan Bryant, Vilmundur Gudnason, Gunnar Sigurdsson, Steve Humphries. J Med Genet 1989;26:494-498.

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Specific polypeptide differences in normal versus malignant human breast tissues by two-dimensional electrophoresis

Peter J. Wirth, Valgardur Egilsson, Vilmundur Gudnason, Sigurdur Ingvarsson, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 1987; 10:177-89.



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Catabolic repressive effects of 5-Thio-D-glucose on Saccharomyces cervisiae

Valgardur Egilsson, Vilmundur Gudnason, Adalbjorg Jonasdottir, Sigurdur Ingvarsson, Valgerdur Andresdottir. J Gen Microbiol 1986;132:3309-13.

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Isoensyme pattern and subcellular localization of hexokinases in human breast cancer and nonpathological breast tissue

Vilmundur Gudnason, Sigurdur Ingvarsson, Adalbjorg Jonasdottir, Valgerdur A­ndres­dottir, Valgardur Egilsson. Int. J. Cancer 1984;34:63-6.

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