Patent Number: 6,165,727

Title: Method to determine predisposition to hypertension

Abstract: The association of the molecular variant G-6A of the angiotensinogen gene with human hypertension is disclosed. The determination of this association enables the screening of persons to identify those who have a predisposition to high blood presure.

Inventors: Lalouel; Jean-Marc (Salt Lake City, UT), Jeunemaitre; Xavier (Paris, FR), Lifton; Richard P. (Guilford, CT), Soubrier; Florent (Paris, FR), Kotelevtsev; Youri (Edinburgh, GB), Corvol; Pierre (Paris, FR)

Assignee: University of Utah Research Foundation

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12Q 001/68 (); C07H 021/04 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017