Research Article

Association of a disintegrin and metalloproteinase 33 (ADAM33) gene polymorphisms with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Chinese population: A meta-analysis

Published: August 25, 2014
Genet. Mol. Res. 13 (3) : 6391-6397 DOI: 10.4238/2014.August.25.2

Abstract

Numerous studies have evaluated the association between polymorphisms of a disintegrin and metalloproteinase 33 (ADAM33) gene and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk; however, the results remain conflicting. The aim of this study was to investigate whether ADAM33S2 and -T1 polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to COPD risk in the Chinese population. Publications addressing the association between ADAM33S2 or T1 polymorphisms and COPD risk were selected from the PubMed, Cochrane Library, Embase, CNKI, and Wanfang databases. Two independent reviewers extracted data from the studies. Statistical analysis was performed using the RevMan 5.0.25 and STATA 11.0 software. Six case-control studies were retrieved, including a total of 1201 COPD patients and 1203 controls. Meta-analysis results showed a significant association between the T1 polymorphism and COPD risk in both dominant model [odds ratio (OR) = 2.54, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.40-4.61, P = 0.002] and recessive model (OR = 3.50, 95%CI = 2.11-5.81, P

Numerous studies have evaluated the association between polymorphisms of a disintegrin and metalloproteinase 33 (ADAM33) gene and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk; however, the results remain conflicting. The aim of this study was to investigate whether ADAM33S2 and -T1 polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to COPD risk in the Chinese population. Publications addressing the association between ADAM33S2 or T1 polymorphisms and COPD risk were selected from the PubMed, Cochrane Library, Embase, CNKI, and Wanfang databases. Two independent reviewers extracted data from the studies. Statistical analysis was performed using the RevMan 5.0.25 and STATA 11.0 software. Six case-control studies were retrieved, including a total of 1201 COPD patients and 1203 controls. Meta-analysis results showed a significant association between the T1 polymorphism and COPD risk in both dominant model [odds ratio (OR) = 2.54, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.40-4.61, P = 0.002] and recessive model (OR = 3.50, 95%CI = 2.11-5.81, P

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