The lack of association between interleukin-6 gene -174 G/C polymorphism and the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of 18,152 subjects.

@article{Yin2013TheLO,
  title={The lack of association between interleukin-6 gene -174 G/C polymorphism and the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of 18,152 subjects.},
  author={Yan-wei Yin and Qian-qian Sun and Bei-bei Zhang and Ai-min Hu and Qi Wang and Hong-li Liu and Zhi-zhen Hou and Yi-hua Zeng and Rui-jia Xu and Long-Bao Shi},
  journal={Gene},
  year={2013},
  volume={515 2},
  pages={461-5}
}
Epidemiological studies have evaluated the association between interleukin-6 (IL-6) gene -174 G/C polymorphism and type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) risk, but results of different studies have been inconsistent. The present meta-analysis was therefore designed to clarify these controversies. PubMed, Embase and Web of Science were searched from the first… CONTINUE READING