Association of nicotinamide-N-methyltransferase gene rs694539 variant with patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

@article{Sazci2013AssociationON,
  title={Association of nicotinamide-N-methyltransferase gene rs694539 variant with patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Ali Sazci and Mavi Deniz Ozel and Emel Ergul and Cem Aygun},
  journal={Genetic testing and molecular biomarkers},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={849-53}
}
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of abnormal hepatic steatosis in the absence of a history of alcohol use and with a prevalence of 15%-45% in developed nations. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is an advanced stage of NAFLD with a pronounced major inflammatory component. The aim of this study was to investigate the… CONTINUE READING