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Effect of interleukin-6 polymorphisms on human longevity

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  • A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
  • Several Studies Have Assessed Changes In Frequency Of -174 Interleukin (Il)-6 Single Nucleotide Poly
  • If Il-6 Tracks With Disability And Age-Related Diseases
  • Then There Should Be Reduction
  • In The Oldest Old
  • Of The Frequency Of Homozygous Gg Subjects
  • Who Produce Higher Il-6 Levels
  • However
  • Discordant Results Have Been Obtained
  • To Explore The Relationship Between This Polymorphism And Longevity
  • We Analyzed Individual Data On Long-Living Subjects And Controls From Eight Case-Control Studies Con
  • Using Meta-Analysis
  • There Was No Significant Difference In The Il-6 Genotype Between The Oldest Old And Controls (Odds R
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  • 95% C
  • I
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  • 77-1
  • 20
  • P=0
  • 71)
  • But There Was Significant Between-Study Heterogeneity (I2=55
  • 5%)
  • In A Subgroup Analyses When Male Centenarians From The Three Italian Studies Were Included
  • The Frequency Of The Il-6 -174 Gg Genotype Was Significantly Lower Than The Other Genotypes (Or=0
  • 49
  • 95% C
  • I
  • : 0
  • 31-0
  • 80
  • P=0
  • 004)
  • With No Evidence Ofheterogeneity (I2=0%)
  • Our Data Supports A Negative Association Between The Gg Genotype Of Il-6 Snp And Longevity In Italia
  • With Males Who Carry The Genotype Being Two Times Less Likely To Reach Extreme Old Age Compared With
  • These Findings Were Not Replicated In Other European Groups Suggesting A Possible Interaction Betwee
  • Sex And Environment In Reaching Longevity


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