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ea0014p333 | (1) | ECE2007

Association of cytokine gene polymorphism with Graves’ disease in Turkish population

Kutluturk Faruk , Yarman Sema , Savran Fatma Oguz , Kekik Cigdem

Cytokines play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroid disease, and recent studies have demonstrated an association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and Graves’ disease (GD) in different ethnic groups.The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship of IL-6, IL-10, TNF-α, TGF-β, and INF-γ gene polymorphisms with the development of GD in Turkish population. A total of 224 subjects were included in the study comprising of 1...