The G-protein β3 polymorphism is associated with diffuse type gastric cancer in Japanese.

@article{Shibata2010TheG,
  title={The G-protein β3 polymorphism is associated with diffuse type gastric cancer in Japanese.},
  author={Tomoyuki Shibata and Tomomitsu Tahara and Joh Yonemura and Masaaki Okubo and Daisuke Yoshioka and Masakatsu Nakamura and Takamitsu Ishizuka and Tomiyasu Arisawa and Ichiro Hirata},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={1195-9}
}
From epidemiological evidence a high salt diet is a risk factor for gastric cancer, independent of Helicobacter pylori infection, and animal studies have shown that salt promotes carcinogenesis. The G-protein β 3(GNB3) C825T polymorphism has been linked with hypertension, salt sensitivity and multiple diseases. Our aim in this study was to clarify any association of the GNB3 C825T polymorphism with gastric cancer risk in Japanese. We examined 161 patients with gastric cancer and 183 control… CONTINUE READING
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