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The role of IL‑16 gene polymorphisms in endometriosis

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Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases affecting up to 10% of the female population of childbearing age and a major cause of pain and infertility. It is influenced by multiple genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors. Interleukin‑16 (IL‑16) is a proinflammatory cytokine playing a pivotal role in many inflammatory and autoimmune diseases as well as in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association of two IL‑16 gene s...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.3892/ijmm.2018.3368

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Matalliotakis, M More by this author
Zervou, MI More by this author
Eliopoulos, E More by this author
Matalliotaki, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
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Research Committee of the Technical University of Crete More from this funder
Publisher:
Spandos Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Molecular Medicine Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
3
Pages:
1469-1476
Publication date:
2018-01-09
Acceptance date:
2018-01-09
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EISSN:
1791-244X
ISSN:
1107-3756
Pubs id:
pubs:821473
URN:
uri:033591be-4abe-4a7b-888b-f098932a13d3
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uuid:033591be-4abe-4a7b-888b-f098932a13d3
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pubs:821473

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