Search for dissertations about: "-174 G C IL-6 polymorphism"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words -174 G C IL-6 polymorphism.

  1. 1. Inflammation and matrix degrading proteases in coronary artery disease

    Author : Ann Samnegård; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Myocardial infarction; matrix metalloproteinases; inflammation; polymorphism; haplotype; gender; cytokines;

    Abstract : Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of morbidity and death in the world today. The underlying process, atherosclerosis, is caused by lipid accumulation and inflammatory processes within the intimal layer of the vessel wall. READ MORE

  2. 2. Molecular studies of complications in end stage renal disease : Focus on expression and variations of candidate susceptibility genes

    Author : Alicia Bergsten; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : End stage renal disease (ESRD) is a complex multifactorial disorder, where both environmental and genetic factors are contributing to the phenotype. The most common complications seen in ESRD patients are malnutrition, inflammation and atherosclerosis and the coexistence of these complications is denoted the MIA syndrome, which is associated with inexplicably high mortality. READ MORE