Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 K469E polymorphism in Korean patients with spontaneous preterm delivery.

@article{Kwon2009IntercellularAM,
  title={Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 K469E polymorphism in Korean patients with spontaneous preterm delivery.},
  author={Han-Sung Kwon and In-Sook Sohn and Ji-young Lee and Sun-Joo Lee and Soo-Nyung Kim and Bok-Ja Kim},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={37-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the association between intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) gene K469E polymorphism and spontaneous preterm delivery in a Korean population. METHODS Genomic DNA was extracted from whole blood from 55 women experiencing preterm labor and 153 multiparous women (control group) with a history of at least 2 term deliveries. DNA… CONTINUE READING