Lack of association of the CD14/C-159T polymorphism with susceptibility and progression parameters in Turkish multiple sclerosis patients


Kurne A., Sayat G., Aydin O. F. , Turgutoglu N., Terzi M., Sackesen C. , ...More

JOURNAL OF NEUROIMMUNOLOGY, vol.250, pp.83-86, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 250
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2012.05.005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROIMMUNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-86

Abstract

Soluble (s) CD14, being a receptor for lipopolysaccharides (LPSs) may inhibit LPS-triggered apoptosis and T lymphocyte proliferation. C to T exchange at position - 159 in the promoter region of the CD14 gene might lead to higher sCD14 levels.