Interleukin 1 receptor antagonist polymorphisms are associated with the risk of developing acute coronary syndrome in Mexicans.

Abstract

Inflammation plays an essential role in the development and progression of atherosclerotic lesions. Cytokines of the interleukin-1 family are central regulators in immunoinflammatory mechanisms. In the present work, the role of interleukin 1 (IL-1) and IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1RN) gene polymorphisms as susceptibility markers for acute coronary syndrome… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.imlet.2010.08.003

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