The Association Between Polymorphic Genotypes of Glutathione S-Transferases and COPD in the Turkish Population

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Although smoking is regarded as the most important causal factor in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), only 10–20% of smokers develop symptomatic COPD, which indicates the presence of genetic predisposing factors in its pathogenesis. This study investigates the association between gene polymorphysims of glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) and COPD… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10528-006-9031-4

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