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The aim of this study was to detect the association between 2 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), rs2910164 G>C and rs3746444 T>C, in pre-miRNA (hsa-mir-146a and hsa-mir-499) and the chronic inflammation in the Chinese Han population with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Two hundred sixty-two Han Chinese patients with RA were recruited in this study. The SNPs(More)
The aim of this study was to perform an association study between two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) rs2910164 G>C and rs3746444 T>C in pre-miRNA (hsa-mir-146a and hsa-mir-499) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the Han Chinese population. 208 Han Chinese patients with RA and 240 healthy controls were recruited in this study. The SNPs was genotyped by(More)
BACKGROUND Studies focused on the correlation of mutations in the genome of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) like Pre-S mutation, Basal Core promoter (BCP), Enhancer II (EnhII), especially Precore mutation, with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have triggered stiff controversies. With an increasing number of studies in this field recently, we conducted(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of resistance genes and the clonal relationship amongst imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from ten hospitals in Western China as well as to compare the molecular epidemiological data with those of isolates from two hospitals in Hangzhou and Beijing. Genes encoding OXA(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in the pathogenesis of neoplasm. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within miRNAs can change their phenotype and function. We attempted to analyze the relationship between two SNP loci in miRNAs and colorectal cancer (CRC) in Chinese Han population. We genotyped the polymorphism of two common miRNA SNPs,(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are new prominent gene expression regulators that have critical roles in neural development by regulating synaptic functions, and miRNA biogenesis may play an important role in psychiatric disorders. Despite emerging evidences demonstrating that single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the miRNA processing genes were associated with cancer and(More)
BACKGROUND Interleukin 16 (IL-16) is an immunomodulatory cytokine which plays an important role in many inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. We determined the association between SNPs of IL-16 gene (i.e. rs11556218 G/T, rs4778889 C/T, and rs4072111 C/T) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS One hundred thirty-eight SLE patients and 199 controls(More)
Clusterin (CLU) and clathrin assembly lymphoid myeloid (CALM) protein are implicated in the function of neuronal synapses. However, to our knowledge, whether they play roles in the maldevelopment of synaptic pathways in schizophrenia has not been studied. The purpose of this study was to examine whether single nucleotide polymorphisms rs11136000 within the(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) may play important roles in SLE, but genetic polymorphisms of miRNAs and their relationships with various autoantibodies present in SLE patients remain unclear. Here, we report that 213 SLE patients and 209 healthy individuals of Chinese had been taken into this case-control studies, which had been performed by selecting two miRNAs(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNA) are thought to play important roles in the pathogenesis of diseases. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) within miRNAs can change their characteristics via altering their target selection and/or expression, resulting in functional and/or phenotypic changes. We decided to investigate the genetic association with pulmonary tuberculosis(More)