ea0020p362 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | ECE2009
, Chatzikyriakidou Anthi
, Xita Nektaria
, Georgiou Ioannis
, Tsatsoulis Agathocles
Introduction: Klotho has an important role in insulin signaling and the development of ageing-like phenotypes in mice. Recently, the G-395A polymorphism in the promoter region of the human klotho gene has been reported to affect promoter function. It has been also shown to be an independent genetic risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to examine the possible role of this polymorphism in the metabolic syndrome....