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Cytokine gene polymorphisms and risk for upper respiratory symptoms in highly-trained athletes.

  title={Cytokine gene polymorphisms and risk for upper respiratory symptoms in highly-trained athletes.},
  author={Amanda J. Cox and Maree Gleeson and David B. Pyne and Robin Callister and Peter A. Fricker and Rodney J. Scott},
  journal={Exercise immunology review},
Physiological and immunological factors contributing to risk for upper respiratory symptoms (URS) in athletic populations remain under investigation. Single nucleotide changes (polymorphisms) in cytokine genes and alterations in associated gene expression may influence risk for URS in some athletes. The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of cytokine gene polymorphisms in athletes with or without a history of frequent URS. Cytokine gene polymorphisms were determined in samples from… 

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