Analysis of the transforming growth factor beta1 gene -509 C/T polymorphism in patients with advanced-stage endometriosis.

@article{Kim2010AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the transforming growth factor beta1 gene -509 C/T polymorphism in patients with advanced-stage endometriosis.},
  author={Jin Ju Kim and Young Min Choi and Seon Ha Choung and Sang Ho Yoon and Kyu-Sup Lee and Seung Yup Ku and Jung Gu Kim and Shin Yong Moon},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={2121-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) gene -509 C/T polymorphism is associated with susceptibility to advanced-stage endometriosis. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING University department of obstetrics and gynecology. PATIENT(S) Women with advanced-stage endometriosis (n = 485) and without endometriosis (n = 352). INTERVENTION(S) Genotyping by real-time polymerase chain reaction using a Taqman assay. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Genotype… CONTINUE READING