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Association of interleukin 18 gene promoter polymorphisms with HBV recurrence after liver transplantation in Han Chinese population.

Authors
  • Wu, Liming
  • Chen, Lin
  • Zhou, Lin
  • Xie, Haiyang
  • Wei, Bajin
  • Yin, Shengyong
  • Ye, Yufu
  • Fang, Weijia
  • Zheng, Shusen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepatitis Monthly
Publisher
Kowsar Medical Institute
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2011
Volume
11
Issue
6
Pages
469–474
Identifiers
PMID: 22087180
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The polymorphisms ( 137G/C and 607C/A) in the promoter region of the IL-18 gene may not play a key role in HBV recurrence after LT in Han Chinese population, and may not be suitable predictors for HBV recurrence in clinical practice.

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