Learn More
Three functional polymorphisms described in the promoter of receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) gene were shown to have a marked effect on transcriptional activity. The few studies(More)
Diabetic retinopathy is a sight-threatening chronic complication of diabetes mellitus and is the leading cause of acquired blindness in adults. The -106C>T polymorphism in the promoter region of the(More)
CONTEXT Matrix metalloproteinases are involved in atherosclerosis and plaque vulnerability. OBJECTIVE To investigate serum levels and genetic polymorphisms of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) -1,(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The -1082A>G polymorphism (rs1800896) in the interleukin-10 (IL10) gene has been associated with type 2 diabetes and diabetic retinopathy, but its relationship with diabetic kidney(More)