Polymorphism of proinflammatory cytokine genes and albuminuria in the Japanese general population: the Takahata study.

@article{Mashima2011PolymorphismOP,
  title={Polymorphism of proinflammatory cytokine genes and albuminuria in the Japanese general population: the Takahata study.},
  author={Yusuke Mashima and Tsuneo Konta and Kosuke Kudo and Kazuko Horuichi Suzuki and Ami Ikeda and Kazunobu Ichikawa and Yoko Shibata and Tetsu Watanabe and Gen Tamiya and Takeo Kato and Sumio Kawata and Isao Kubota},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={3902-7}
}
BACKGROUND A cluster of proinflammatory cytokines plays an important role in the development of various renal diseases, and the expression of these cytokines is genetically modified. To examine the association between polymorphisms of proinflammatory cytokine genes and albuminuria, a cross-sectional study was conducted in the general population. METHODS… CONTINUE READING