Role of polymorphisms of CC-chemokine receptor-5 gene in acute myocardialinfarction and biological implications for longevity.

Carmela Rita Balistreri, Calogero Caruso, Giuseppina Candore, Claudio Franceschi, Egle Incalcaterra, Marco Caruso

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A key component of atherosclerosis is inflammation.So, genes encoding inflammatory or antiinflammatorymolecules are good candidates forthe risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), as acutemyocardial infarction (AMI). In this study wedemonstrated that genetic variations in CCR5 geneaffect atherosclerosis and risk of AMI, hence consentingthe attainment of longevity.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)637-638
Numero di pagine2
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2008


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  • Hematology

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