Amani Ouedrani

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Leptin is a key hormone of weight regulation that modulates food intake. Since the elaboration of the leptin action mechanism, several studies tried to establish the relationship between obesity and the common polymorphisms of leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes, but results were controversial. We studied the association of G2548A of the LEP gene(More)
BACKGROUND   A polymorphism upstream of interleukin (IL)-28B was recently identified to be associated with a 2-fold difference in sustained virologic response (SVR) to pegylated interferon-alpha and ribavirin therapy in a large cohort of treatment-naive, adherent patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) virus genotype 1 (HCV-1) infection. AIM We sought to(More)
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