Retrospective investigation of Interleukin IL-1 and IL-6 genes polymorphism among elderly patients with sarcopenia in the Turkish population


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Tasar P. T.

GENETICS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH, cilt.17, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4238/gmr16039881
  • Dergi Adı: GENETICS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH

Özet

Introduction: Sarcopenia, one of the geriatric syndromes, is defined as generalized and progressive reduction in skeletal muscle mass accompanied by loss of muscle strength and/or function. There is a paucity of research in the Turkish population about the effects of interleukin 1 (IL-1) and IL-6 gene polymorphism on sarcopenia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between IL-1 and IL-6 gene polymorphism and sarcopenia in the older Turkish population.