polygenic disorder

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Related to polygenic disorder: Autosomal disease, multifactorial disease
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Since hypertension is a polygenic disorder influenced by multiple genes, further association studies and screening of other candidate gene polymorphisms is required to elucidate the precise genetic susceptibility of essential hypertension.
A: It is going to help, but being a polygenic disorder, it is going to be very difficult.
Lebovitz (SUNY Health Science Center) and covered type 2 diabetes, which is a polygenic disorder.
In polygenic disorders, many genes collectively contribute to the disorder.
It is this reputation of the antioxidants in the mainstream of pharmaceutical research that has attracted the scientific community and increased the popularity as an alternative new generation therapeutic approach for the management of diverse polygenic disorders of humans (Tiwari 2004).