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Vatandoost J, Sanaie M, Yari K. The Association Between C194T and G399A Polymorphism of XRCC1 Gene and Susceptibility to Gastric Cancer in the People Living in the Western Part of Iran. Res Mol Med (RMM). 2020; 8 (4)
URL: http://rmm.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-373-en.html
Abstract:   (80 Views)
Background: Gastric cancer is one of the most common malignancies in the world. It may result from a defect in the genes involved in DNA repair. One of the essential genes in the repair pathway is the XRCC1 gene that its polymorphisms in the human population play a role in gastric cancer susceptibility. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the association of 194C/T and 399G/A polymorphisms of the XRCC1 gene with gastric cancer in an Iranian population.  
Materials and Methods: A total of 66 patients with gastric cancer and 67 control individuals were enrolled in our study. Following DNA extraction from blood samples, polymorphisms were analyzed by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) assay.
Results: The allele frequencies of C/T of  XRCC1-194C/T in the control and patients groups were 83.17% and 71.29%, respectively. Moreover, The allele frequencies of G/A of  XRCC1-399G/A in control and patient groups were 66.34% and 62.38%, respectively. Our results indicated a significant positive association between the distribution T/C alleles and the risk of gastric cancer (χ2: 5.37 and P=0.02), but no significant association was found in the distribution G/A alleles (χ2: 0.47 and P=0.48).
Conclusion: Altogether, these findings indicate a positive association between the distribution of 194T/C alleles of XRCC1 and the risk of gastric cancer and the presence of the C allele may increase the risk of gastric cancer.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Genetic
Received: 2020/05/10 | Accepted: 2020/09/30 | Published: 2020/09/30

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