Published in Hematology Week, May 30th, 2005
"Interleukin-1B and IL-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphisms are associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer (GC) in Caucasian populations. However, recent studies could not find any association between IL-1B-511T polymorphism and the risk of GC in Asians.
"We tested for an association between IL-1 loci polymorphisms with increased gastric mucosal levels of IL-1beta and an increased risk of developing GC in a Korean population," investigators in South Korea report.
"Polymorphisms of IL-1A-889,...
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