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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
ISSN: 1018-4406
EISSN: 2008-2150
Vol. 24, No. 3, 2014, pp. 319-322
Bioline Code: pe14055
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2014, pp. 319-322

 en Absence of Association between -1131T>C Polymorphism in the Apolipoprotein APOA5 Gene and Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome
Fatemi, Sayedeh Ghazaleh; Emadi-Baygi, Modjtaba; Nikpour, Parvaneh; Kelishadi, Roya & Hashemipour, Mahin

Abstract

Objective: In the present study, we evaluated the association of rs662799 variant of the APOA5 gene with Metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a sample of children and adolescents from Isfahan.
Methods: This case control study comprised 50 cases of MetS and 50 controls. Mismatched polymerase chain reaction–restriction fragment length polymorphism (mPCR-RFLP) was used to genotype -1131T>C polymorphism.
Findings: No significant association was documented for APOA5 genotypes with the measured laboratory parameters for CC, CT, and TT genotypes in the two groups studied. By logistic regression using a dominant model, the odds ratio (95% confidence interval0 for the MetS was 0.38 (0.139–1.0350 and 0.29 (0.08–1.071 for the unadjusted and adjusted models, respectively.
Conclusion: This study suggests that among studied children and adolescents, -1131T>C polymorphism in the APOA5 gene may not be a major contributor to the MetS risk.

Keywords
Apolipoprotein A5 Gene; Metabolic Syndrome; Children; Adolescents; Triglyceride; Cholesterol

 
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