Interleukin-4, interleukin-4 receptor, and interleukin-18 polymorphisms and rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis.


OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether the functional interleukin-4 (IL-4) -590 C/T, IL-4 receptor (IL-4R) 1902 G/A, IL-18 -607 C/A, and -137 G/C polymorphisms polymorphisms confer susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Meta-analysis was conducted on the associations between these IL-4, IL-4R, and IL-18 polymorphisms and RA… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08820139.2013.804084


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