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Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms rs2227284, rs2243283 and rs2243288 in the IL-4 Gene Show no Association with Susceptibility to Chronic Hepatitis B in a Chinese Han Population

References 1. Cui W, Sun CM, Deng BC, Liu P. Association of polymorphisms in the interleukin-4 gene with response to hepatitis B vaccine and susceptibility to hepatitis B virus infection: a meta-analysis. Gene 2013; 525(1):35-40. 2. Poynard T, Bedossa P, Opolon P. Natural history of liver fibrosis progression in patients with chronic hepatitis C. The Obsvirc, Metavir, Clinvir, and Dosvirc groups. Lancet 1997; 349(9055):825-832. 3. Kenny-walsh E. Clinical outcomes after hepatitis C infection from contaminated

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Polymorphism of the IL13 gene may be associated with Uterine leiomyomas in Slovenian women

polymorphisms (SNPs) might affect IL production and influence the course of the illness, as well as both disease resistance and susceptibility [ 12 ]. Thus, certain risk alleles may indicate an individual’s degree of genetic predisposition to disease risk. Previous studies have investigated the association between IL1B, IL1Ra, IL2, IL4, IL8, IL12, IL18 and IL12RB1 gene polymorphisms and the occurrence of ULM [13-16]. Some of these studies reported a significant association between IL4, IL1B and IL12RB1 and ULM development [13-15]. In addition, clinical and genetic

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Interleukin-18 Promoter Gene Polymorphisms are not Associated with Myocardial Infarction in Type 2 Diabetes in Slovenia

type 2 diabetes: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Study, 1984-2002. Diabetes. 2005; 54(10): 2932-2938. Tenger C, Sundborger A, Jawien J, Zhou X. IL-18 accelerates atherosclerosis accompanied by elevation of IFN-gamma and CXCL16 expression independently of T cells. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005; 25(4): 791-796. Rosso R, Roth A, Herz I, Miller H, Keren G, George J. Serum levels of interleukin-18 in patients with stable and unstable angina pectoris. Int J Cardiol. 2005; 98(1): 45

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ST2 Deficiency Ameliorates High Fat Diet-Induced Liver Steatosis In BALB/c Mice

flow cytometry. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2007;Chapter 6:Unit 6.24. 22. Livak KJ, Schmittgen TD. Analysis of relative gene expression data using real-time quantitative PCR and the 2(-Delta Delta C(T)) Method. Methods. 2001;25(4):402-8. 23. Montgomery MK, Hallahan NL, Brown SH, Liu M, Mitchell TW, Cooney GJ, et al. Mouse strain-dependent variation in obesity and glucose homeostasis in response to high-fat feeding. Diabetologia. 2013;56(5):1129-39. 24. Pantic JM, Pejnovic NN, Radosavljevic GD, Jovanovic I.P, Djukic ALJ, Arsenijevic NN, Lukic ML. Lack of ST

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Potentiation of electrochemotherapy by intramuscular IL-12 gene electrotransfer in murine sarcoma and carcinoma with different immunogenicity

-6. 42. Di Carlo E, Cappello P, Sorrentino C, D’Antuono T, Pellicciotta A, Giovarelli M, et al. Immunological mechanisms elicited at the tumour site by lymphocyte activation gene-3 (LAG-3) versus IL-12: sharing a common Th1 anti-tumour immune pathway. J Pathol 2005; 205: 82-91. 43. Allione A, Consalvo M, Nanni P, Lollini PL, Cavallo F, Giovarelli M, et al. Immunizing and curative potential of replicating and nonreplicating murine mammary adenocarcinoma cells engineered with interleukin (IL)-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-7, IL-10, tumor necrosis factor alpha

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The influence of cytokine gene polymorphisms on the risk of developing gastric cancer in patients with Helicobacter pylori infection

-1RN, IL-10, TNF and TLR4. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009; 21: 630-5. 13. Melo Barbosa HP, Martins LC, Dos Santos SE, Demachki S, Assumpção MB, Aragão CD, et al. Interleukin-1 and TNF-α polymorphisms and Helicobacter pylori in a Brazilian Amazon population. World J Gastroenterol 2009; 15: 1465-71. 14. Kamangar F, Abnet CC, Hutchinson AA, Newschaffer CJ, Helzlsouer K, Shugart YY, et al. Polymorphisms in inflammation-related genes and risk of gastric cancer (Finland). Cancer Causes Control 2006; 17: 117-25. 15. Moorchung N, Srivastava

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Genetics of Thyroid Disorders

. Thyroid 2012; 22(7): 730-6. 35. Ploski R, Szymanski K, Bednarczuk T. The genetic basis of Graves’ disease. Curr Genomics 2011; 12(8): 542-63. 36. Prabhu RS, Liebman L, Wojno T, et al. Clinical outcomes of radiotherapy as initial local therapy for Graves’ ophthalmopathy and predictors of the need for post-radiotherapy decompressive surgery. Radiat Oncol 2012; 7: 95. 37. Huber AK, Jacobson EM, Jazdzewski K, et al. Inter-leukin (IL)-23 receptor is a major susceptibility gene for Graves’ ophthalmopathy: The IL-23/T-helper 17 axis extends to thyroid

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Effects of electrochemotherapy with cisplatin and peritumoral IL-12 gene electrotransfer on canine mast cell tumors: a histopathologic and immunohistochemical study

effectiveness of different therapeutic plasmid DNA electrotransfer to tumors as effective and safe method for local as well as loco-regional control of the cutaneous tumors. 3 The most studies explored gene electrotransfer of plasmid DNA coding for IL-12 cytokine. 4 - 6 Its effectiveness was demonstrated also in treatment of spontaneous tumors in dogs. 7 - 10 A new treatment approach is combining local tumor electrochemotherapy with gene therapy with plasmid coding for IL-12 peritumorally to skin. 11 Some preclinical data indicate that this approach provides in situ

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Possible Involvement of Human Herpesvirus-6 U83 Gene Expression in Autoimmune Thyroiditis Development

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Inflammation-related oxidative stress in white adipose tissues of an inbred obese pig

: 504-506. Kim S.J., Choi Y., Choi Y.H., Park T. (2012). Obesity activates toll-like receptor-mediated proinflammatory signaling cascades in the adipose tissue of mice. J. Nutr. Biochem., 23: 113-122. Lee M.J., Gong D.W., Burkey B.F., Fried S.K. (2011). Pathways regulated by glucocorticoids in omental and subcutaneous human adipose tissues:amicroarray study. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab., 300: E571-580. Livak K.J., Schmittgen T.D. (2001). Analysis of relative gene expression data using real-time quantitative PCRand

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