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11/30/2015
Microsatellite marker; Polymorphism; Siganus oramin

Nine microsatellite DNA markers were developed and characterized for Siganus oramin by the 5'-anchored polymerase chain reaction technique. A total of 42 alleles were identified in 30 individuals, and the number of alleles per locus ranged from 3 to 7, with an average of 4.7. The observed and expected heterozygosity per locus ranged from 0.5333 to 1.0000 and from 0.5254 to 0.8474 ... more

Y.X. Liu; C.Y. Ma; H.Y. Ma; C.L. Feng; S.J. Li; L.B. Ma
11/25/2015
Angiotensin II type-1 receptor; Breast cancer; Meta-analysis; Polymorphism

Numerous studies have evaluated the association between the angiotensin II type-1 receptor (AGTR1) gene A1166C polymorphism and breast cancer risk. However, the specific association is controversial. The aim of the present study was to derive a more precise estimation of the relationship. A comprehensive research was conducted of the PubMed and the Google Scholar databases through ... more

L. Li; F. Wang; P.W. Lv; M.Z. Zhu; J.J. He; G.C. Guo; Y.T. Gu; M.L. Han
11/23/2015
Colorectal cancer; Meta-analysis; Polymorphism; XRCC3

Numerous studies have evaluated the relationship between the T241M polymorphism of the X-ray repair cross-complementing group 3 (XRCC3) gene and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. However, the specific relationship remains controversial. We conducted meta-analysis to investigate the relationship between the XRCC3 T241M polymorphism and CRC risk. The PubMed and Embase ... more

L.Z. Zhang; Y.S. Li; H.Z. Liu
11/23/2015
Gastric cancer; hOGG1 gene; Meta-analysis; Polymorphism; Risk association study

The association between the human 8-oxoguanine glycosylase 1 (hOGG1) gene Ser326Cys polymorphism (rs1052133) and gastric cancer has been widely evaluated, yet a definitive answer to whether this association exists is lacking. We first conducted a case-control study to assess this association in a large Han Chinese population, and then performed a meta-analysis to further address ... more

W.G. Hu; R.J. Pan; W. Cai; Z.T. Wang; Z.G. Zhu
11/19/2015
Osteosarcoma; Polymorphism; Vascular endothelial growth factor

We conducted a case-control study to assess the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) -634G/C, +936C/T, and +1612G/A genetic variations in the development of osteosarcoma in a Chinese population. This hospital-based case-control study examined 130 patients with osteosarcoma and 130 age- and gender-matched healthy controls from March 2011 and March 2013. Polymerase ... more

G.L. Hu; G. Ma; J.H. Ming
11/19/2015
Meta-analysis; Polymorphism; Psoriasis; Vascular endothelial growth factor

The aim of this study was to explore whether vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) polymorphisms confer susceptibil­ity to psoriasis. Meta-analyses were conducted to examine the asso­ciations between the +405 C/G, -460 C/T, -1154 A/G, and -2578 A/C polymorphisms of VEGF and psoriasis using allele contrast and reces­sive, dominant, and additive models. Seven studies ... more

Y.H. Lee; G.G. Song
11/13/2015
Insulin-like growth factors; Osteoporosis; Polymorphism; Postmenopausal female

The aim of our study was to conduct a case-control study in a Chinese postmenopausal population to evaluate the roles of the IGF-1 rs35767 and rs972936 polymorphisms on bone mineral density (BMD) levels and osteoporosis risk. A total of 272 consecutive postmenopausal women with a primary diagnosis of osteoporosis and 272 controls were enrolled in the study between 2012 and 2014. ... more

Y.K. Wei; H.L. Ma; Y.Z. Guo; B.H. Yang; W.X. Pang
10/30/2015
Gekko japonicus; Genetic diversity; Microsatellite; Polymorphism

Twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci were isolated in the Japanese gecko, Gekko japonicus. We genotyped one population from Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China (N = 36). The mean number of observed alleles per locus was 7.3 (range 4 to 13). Observed and expected heterozygosity values ranged from 0.200 to 0.944 and from 0.395 to 0.797, respectively. One locus (GJ20) showed ... more

L. Wei; W.W. Shao; H.B. Zhou; J. Ping; L.M. Li; Y.P. Zhang
10/30/2015
Cancer; Meta-analysis; Polymorphism; Vascular endothelial growth factor

The association between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene polymorphisms and risk of cancer has been investigated in several studies published previously; however, the individual results are inconclusive. Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis to establish evidence for an association between the VEGF -634 G/C polymorphism and risk of cancer. We searched ... more

J.Y. Ban; J.I. Shin; C.H. Oh
10/28/2015
APOA-I; APOE; Coronary heart disease; HDL-C; High-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Polymorphism

Apolipoprotein E (APOE) is recognized for its importance in lipoprotein metabolism and cardiovascular disease. We evaluated the association between APOE rs4420638 genotypes and circulating lipid concentrations along with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). We conducted a case-control study involving 1508 individuals to investigate the contribution of rs4420638 to ... more

Y. Huang; H.D. Ye; X. Gao; S. Nie; Q.X. Hong; H.H. Ji; J. Sun; S.J. Zhou; B. Fei; K.Q. Li; J.K. Zhao; Z.P. Wang; M.Q. Xu; S.W. Duan

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