Interaction between GSTM1 genotype and IL-6 on mortality in older adults: results from the ilSIRENTE study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND AIMS The inflammatory process is related to oxidative stress and inflammation was proven to be a strong determinant of the aging process and to ultimately lead to death. The aim of the present study was to assess if, in a population of older adults, the effect of antioxidant genes GSTM1 and GSTT1 genotypes on mortality may differ depending on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2010.11.020

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