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Evidence for an Association between Infant Mortality and Homozygosity for the Arctic Variant of Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 1A

This article discusses the association between the high prevalence of CPT 1A in the Alaska Native population and the increased risk of infant mortality.

Title: Evidence for an Association between Infant Mortality and Homozygosity for the Arctic Variant of Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase 1A
Authors: Bradford Gessner, Thalia Wood, Monique Johnson, Carolyn Richards, and David Koeller
Date: January 2016
Link: http://www.nature.com/gim/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/gim2015197a.html