IL-18 Gene Promoter Region 607C/A Polymorphism in HIV-1 Infected North Indian Population

Abstract

Several host genetic factors play an important role in susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection and in its progression to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The interleukin-18 (IL-18) is a multifunctional proinflammatory cytokine that regulates immune responses and plays a pathogenic role in HIV-1 infection by… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/v10034-011-0046-8

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