Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 21st, 2008
"Our aim of this study was to examine the association of MMP-3 polymorphism with liver cirrhosis in Korean patients with chronic hepatitis B. Genomic DNA was extracted from 127 patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB), 92 patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related liver cirrhosis (HBV-LC), and 146 healthy subjects. MMP-3 polymorphism was determined by polymerase-chain reaction-based assays, and the association with the...
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