Fatty Acids, IL6, and TNFα Polymorphisms: An Example of Nutrigenetics in Crohn's Disease

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OBJECTIVES:The aim of this work was to study the interaction between genetic polymorphisms (single-nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs) of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines and fat intake on the risk of developing Crohn's disease (CD) or modifying disease activity.METHODS:Seven SNPs in interleukin 1 (IL1), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα), lymphotoxin alpha… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2009.313

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