Association between interleukin-1α C(−889)T polymorphism and Alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis including 12,817 subjects

@article{Li2012AssociationBI,
  title={Association between interleukin-1α C(−889)T polymorphism and Alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis including 12,817 subjects},
  author={Bing-hu Li and Li-li Zhang and Yan-wei Yin and Y. J. Pi and Lu Guo and Qingwu Yang and Chang-yue Gao and Chuan-qin Fang and Jing-zhou Wang and J. D. Xiang and Jing-cheng Li},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  year={2012},
  volume={120},
  pages={497-506}
}
Epidemiological studies have evaluated the association between interleukin-1 (IL-1)α C(−889)T polymorphism and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but the results remain inconclusive. This meta-analysis was, therefore, designed to clarify these controversies. Systematic searches of electronic databases Embase, PubMed, and Web of Science as well as hand searching of the references of identified articles and the meeting abstracts were performed. Statistical analyses were performed using software Review… CONTINUE READING