Genetic polymorphisms in alcohol dehydrogenase, aldehyde dehydrogenase and alcoholic chronic pancreatitis susceptibility: a meta-analysis.

Abstract

PURPOSE This study was aimed to determine the relationship of alcohol-metabolizing enzymes ADH2, ADH3, and ALDH2 polymorphisms with the susceptibility to alcoholic chronic pancreatitis (ACP). METHODS Meta-analyses that evaluated the association of ADH2, ADH3, and ALDH2 variations with ACP were performed. RESULTS Eight case-control studies were selected… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gastrohep.2014.11.009

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