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Promoter polymorphism at the tumour necrosis factor/lymphotoxin-alpha locus is associated with type of diabetes but not with susceptibility to sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy
(SAGE Publications, 2016-01-28)
AIM: To investigate, in a large cohort of 2494 individuals with diabetes mellitus, whether functional single nucleotide polymorphisms in the promoter region of tumour necrosis factor (TNF) and lymphotoxin-alpha (LTA) ...
Genetic study of Diabetic Retinopathy: recruitment methodology and analysis of baseline characteristics
BACKGROUND: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a blinding disease of increasing prevalence, caused by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors. Here we describe the patient recruitment methodology, case and control ...