Tumour necrosis factor and lymphotoxin A polymorphisms: a relationship with COPD and its progression?

@article{Boezen2007TumourNF,
  title={Tumour necrosis factor and lymphotoxin A polymorphisms: a relationship with COPD and its progression?},
  author={H Marike Boezen and Dirkje S Postma},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={8-10}
}
I n this issue of the European Respiratory Journal, TANAKA et al. [1] present the results of their study on polymorphisms in tumour necrosis factor (TNF) and lymphotoxin A (LTA) in relation to lung function in smokers. They designed two nested case–control studies in the Lung Health Study, originally enrolling almost 6,000 smokers with mild-to-moderate… CONTINUE READING