TITLE

Lack of Association between ESR1 and CYP1A1 Gene Polymorphisms and Susceptibility to Uterine Leiomyoma in Female Patients of Iranian Descent

AUTHOR(S)
Mortezaee, Fatemeh Taghizade; Tabatabaiefar, Mohammad Amin; Chaleshtori, Morteza Hashemzadeh; Miraj, Sepideh
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Cell Journal (Yakhteh);Summer2014, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p225
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Uterine leiomyoma (UL) is the most common benign smooth muscle cell tumor with as yet unknown etiology and pathogenesis. This study was carried out to investigate the association of ESR1-351 A>G, ESR1 -397 T>C and CYP1A1 (Ile462Val) polymorphisms with UL in female patients of Iranian origin. In this case-control study, 276 patients with UL and 156 healthy women were recruited. The genetic polymorphisms ESR1-351 A>G, ESR1-397 T>C and CYP1A1 (Ile462Val) were genotyped by polymerase chain reaction- restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP). No significant difference were found in frequencies of both genotypes and alleles of ESR1-351 A>G, ESR1-397 T>C and CYP1A1 (Ile462Val) polymorphisms between the two groups (p>0.05). Our findings indicated that these ESR1 and CYP1A1 polymorphisms were not associated with the development of UL in the cases reported here.
ACCESSION #
96559295

 

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