The association between human endogenous retroviruses and multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Morandi2017TheAB,
  title={The association between human endogenous retroviruses and multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Elena Morandi and Radu Tanasescu and Rachael E Tarlinton and Cris S. Constantinescu and Weiya Zhang and Christopher R. Tench and Bruno Gran},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The interaction between genetic and environmental factors is crucial to multiple sclerosis (MS) pathogenesis. Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERVs) are endogenous viral elements of the human genome whose expression is associated with MS. OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis and to assess qualitative and quantitative evidence on the expression of HERV families in MS patients. METHODS Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Library were searched for published studies… CONTINUE READING
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