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Effects of a symbiotic on gut microbiota in Mexican patients with end-stage renal disease.
OBJECTIVES Gut microbiota provides beneficial effects under physiological conditions, but is able to contribute to inflammatory diseases in susceptible individuals. Thus, we designed this study toExpand
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Association of the Hindiii and S447X Polymorphisms in Lpl Gene with Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes in Mexican Families
Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) is a key enzyme in lipid metabolismand is associatedwith obesity, dyslipidemias, hypertension (HTN) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). LPL gene polymorphisms can be relatedExpand
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Relationship of metabolic syndrome and its components with -844 G/A and HindIII C/G PAI-1 gene polymorphisms in Mexican children
BackgroundSeveral association studies have shown that -844 G/A and HindIII C/G PAI-1 polymorphisms are related with increase of PAI-1 levels, obesity, insulin resistance, glucose intolerance,Expand
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High expression of TNF alpha is associated with −308 and −238 TNF alpha polymorphisms in knee osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common chronic degenerative disease characterized by the loss of articular cartilage components due to an imbalance between extracellular matrix destruction and repair.Expand
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MIF promotes a differential Th1/Th2/Th17 inflammatory response in human primary cell cultures: Predominance of Th17 cytokine profile in PBMC from healthy subjects and increase of IL-6 and TNF-α in
Macrophage migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) is a cytokine associated with the pathogenesis of autoimmune inflammatory diseases. There is evidence that MIF functions in a positive-feedback-loop withExpand
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Relación entre factores de virulencia, resistencia a antibióticos y los grupos filogenéticos de Escherichia coli uropatógena en dos localidades de México
Resumen Introduccion Escherichia coli es el principal agente causal de infecciones del tracto urinario (ITU), y sus factores de virulencia son los responsables de la gravedad de estas infeccionesExpand
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Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF): genetic evidence for participation in early onset and early stage rheumatoid arthritis.
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is an upstream pro-inflammatory cytokine that is associated with the pathogenesis of autoimmune inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Expand
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Interaction of dietary fat intake with APOA2, APOA5 and LEPR polymorphisms and its relationship with obesity and dyslipidemia in young subjects
BackgroundDiet is an important environmental factor that interacts with genes to modulate the likelihood of developing disorders in lipid metabolism and the relationship between diet and genes in theExpand
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The +49A>G CTLA-4 polymorphism is associated with rheumatoid arthritis in Mexican population.
BACKGROUND The Cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen (CTLA-4) is one of the major susceptibility genes associated with autoimmune diseases. Susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is determined by bothExpand
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The −319C/+49G/CT60G Haplotype of CTLA-4 Gene Confers Susceptibility to Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mexican Population
Several single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within the CTLA-4 gene and elevated serum levels of soluble CTLA-4 (sCTLA-4) have been associated with autoimmunity including rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Expand
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