Null polymorphisms in GSTT1 and GSTM1 genes and their associations with smoking and cervical cancer
Analysis of p53 gene polymorphism (codon 72) in symptomatic patients with atherosclerosis.
Association between interleukin-17 gene polymorphisms and the risk of laryngeal cancer in a Chinese population.
GSTM1 polymorphism in patients with clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis.
Role of interleukin-4 genetic polymorphisms and environmental factors in the risk of asthma in children
A case-control study of CYP2E1 (PstI) and CYP1A1 (MspI) polymorphisms in colorectal cancer
Polymorphisms in genes encoding P450 cytochrome enzymes may increase the risk of sporadic colorectal cancer (SCRC). Here we investigated the association between SCRC and CYP2E1 (PstI) and CYP1A1 (MspI) polymorphisms in a case-control study. Moreover, we sought to determine any possible associations between this disease and the sociodemographic factors.
Interaction of the CYP1A1 gene polymorphism and smoking in non-small cell lung cancer susceptibility
Many studies have shown that genetic factors, environmental factors, and bad living habits, especially smoking, are risk factors for lung cancer. However, not all smokers develop lung cancer, which may be related to different genetic backgrounds. Currently, most research has investigated the GSTM1, XRCC1, XRCC3, CYP2D6, and C188T genes. Little research has been done on the cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1A1 gene, and results have varied.
Smoking, aging, and expression of proteins related to the FOXO3 signaling pathway in lung tissues
We investigated the effects of smoking and aging on proteins involved in the forkhead box O3 (FOXO3) signaling pathways in the lungs. Sixteen senescence-accelerated mouse-resistant 1 (SAMR1) and senescence-accelerated mouse-prone 8 (SAMP8) mice at 3 months of age were divided into a normally aged, smoke-exposed group (4 SAMR1 mice), a normally aged, air-exposed group (4 SAMR1 mice), an aging-accelerated, smoke-exposed group (4 SAMP8 mice), and an aging-accelerated, air-exposed group (4 SAMP8 mice).
Assessment of genotoxicity of waterpipe smoking using 8-OHdG biomarker
Waterpipe tobacco smoking is increasing in popularity, particularly among young adults. This popularity is related to the lack knowledge regarding the health effects of waterpipe smoking. In this study, we examined the genotoxicity of waterpipe smoking using an 8-hydroxy deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) assay. Genotoxicity was evaluated in the saliva, urine, and serum of 66 waterpipe adult smokers and 46 healthy nonsmokers. The level of addiction to waterpipe smoking was evaluated using the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale-11.