NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Through a non-targeted metabolomics study, Swedish researchers and their colleagues uncovered four novel biomarkers for coronary heart disease.

As they reported in PLOS Genetics today, researchers led by Uppsala University's Erik Ingelsson studied the metabolomes of more than 3,600 individuals to find four metabolites associated with disease risk: monoglyceride, sphingomyelin, and two types of lysophosphatidylcholine.

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