Mutations in the ABC1 gene in familial HDL deficiency with defective cholesterol efflux.
What does FHD stand for?
FHD stands for Familial HDL Deficiency
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One form is associated with abnormal cellular cholesterol efflux caused by heterozygous mutations at the NB CA1 gene that defines familial HDL deficiency.
By analyzing the most common condition of Familial HDL Deficiency, a genetic disorder which causes early onset of heart and cardiovascular disease, as well as the more rare and severe Tangier Disease, the research team located mutations in the ABC1 gene which impair the body's ability to regulate levels of HDL cholesterol.