Published in Disease Risk Factor Week, March 8th, 2009
"In some, but not all, studies, IL6 174G/C (rs1800795) and TGFB1 869T/C (rs1982073) gene polymorphisms have been associated with hypertension in the general population. The present study addressed their potential association with hypertension in RA patients. TGFB1 869T/C and IL6 174G/C were identified in 400 RA patients and 422 local, non-RA controls using real-time PCR and melting...
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