C-reactive protein gene polymorphisms and myocardial infarction risk: a meta-analysis and meta-regression.

Abstract

AIMS C-reactive protein (CRP), the classic acute-phase protein, plays an important role in the etiology of myocardial infarction (MI). Emerging evidence has shown that the common polymorphisms in the CRP gene may influence an individual's susceptibility to MI; but individually published studies showed inconclusive results. This meta-analysis aimed to derive… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/gtmb.2013.0340

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