Lack of an association between-308 G > A polymorphism of the TNF-α gene and liver cirrhosis risk based on a meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Chen2011LackOA,
  title={Lack of an association between-308 G > A polymorphism of the TNF-α gene and liver cirrhosis risk based on a meta-analysis},
  author={Ding-Shinn Chen and Jiling Liu and Y. Liu and Jian-Yun Zhu and . W.},
  year={2011}
}
TNF-α is a potential proinflammatory cytokine that plays an important role in the pathogenesis of liver cirrhosis. We investigated a possible association between TNF-α -308G>A polymorphism and liver cirrhosis risk by conducting a meta-analysis. Publications addressing the association between TNF-α -308G>A and liver cirrhosis risk were selected from the Pubmed and Embase databases. Data were extracted from the studies by two independent reviewers; odds ratio (OR) with a 95% confidence interval… CONTINUE READING
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