ADD1

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ADD1

A gene on chromosome 4p16.3, which encodes alpha-adducin, a calmodulin-binding membrane-cytoskeleton-associated protein that promotes the assembly of the spectrin-actin network.
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Polymorphisms that have been shown to influence the BP response to diuretics have been identified in candidate genes encoding alpha-adducin (ADD1), subunits of G-proteins (GNB3 and GNAS1), endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS), and ACE (12-14).
Effects of endothelial nitric oxide synthase, alpha-adducin, and other candidate gene polymorphisms on blood pressure response to hydrochlorothiazide.
However, the knowledge on the association between the alpha-adducin gene polymorphism and blood pressure (BP) response to exercise in hypertension is limited.
The relationship between alpha-adducin polymorphism and non-dipper phenomenon in essential hypertension.
Polymorphisms of alpha-adducin and salt sensitivity in patients with essential hypertension.
People with the alpha-adducin variant were twice as likely to avoid serious side effects, including heart attacks and strokes, if they took diuretics than if they took other types of antihypertension drugs.