Study of TNF-α, IFN-γ, TGF-β, IL-6, and IL-10 gene polymorphism in individuals from the leprosy endemic area in the Brazilian Amazon
This study aimed to verify the relationship between the polymorphisms of the cytokines TNF-α rs1800629; IFN-γ rs2430561; TGF-β rs1982073 e rs1800471; IL-6 rs180079 e IL-10 rs1800896, rs1800871 and rs1800872 and leprosy. ...
Association of the polymorphism of the vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) with the risk of leprosy in the Brazilian Amazon
(Portland Press, 2021)
The transmission and evolution of leprosy depends on several aspects, including immunological and genetic factors of the host, as well as genetic factors of Mycobacterium leprae. The present study evaluated the association ...