COX-2 polymorphisms -765G→C and -1195A→G and hepatocellular carcinoma risk.


Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is overexpressed in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and considered to play a role in hepatic carcinogenesis. Our aim was to examine the associations between polymorphisms in COX-2 -765G→C and -1195A→G and risk of HCC. We conducted a case-control study including 120 patients with HCC and 130 age- and gender-matched controls. Genotypes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.04.014


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@article{Gharib2014COX2P, title={COX-2 polymorphisms -765G→C and -1195A→G and hepatocellular carcinoma risk.}, author={Aml F Gharib and Rehab Ahmed Karam and Tamer M Abd El Rahman and Wael H. Elsawy}, journal={Gene}, year={2014}, volume={543 2}, pages={234-6} }