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OBJECTIVE Apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype is a regulator of hepatic lipoprotein metabolisms and has been linked with longevity. The relationship between APOE genotype and plasma C-reactive protein (CRP), which is produced by the liver during inflammation, has not been studied in nonagenarians. The aim of the present study was to establish whether APOE(More)
OBJECTIVES To establish whether the relationship between interleukin-6 (IL-6) and plasma lipid and C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations is different in Finnish nonagenarians than in middle-aged subjects with lower inflammatory status. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Observational cohort study concentrating on the oldest old. PARTICIPANTS(More)
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