Association of interleukin-1 beta genetic polymorphisms with cognitive performance in elderly females without dementia

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Sasayama, Daimei; Hori, Hiroaki; Teraishi, Toshiya; Hattori, Kotaro; Ota, Miho; Matsuo, Junko; Kawamoto, Yumiko; Kinoshita, Yukiko; Higuchi, Teruhiko; Amano, Naoji; Kunugi, Hiroshi;
(2011)
  • Publisher: NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
  • Journal: JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS,volume 56,issue 8,pages613-616
  • Subject: cognitive function | genetic polymorphism | interleukin-1 beta | intelligence

Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) is considered to have a role in age-related cognitive decline. A recent study has shown that a promoter polymorphism of the IL-1 beta gene (rs16944) is associated with cognitive performance in elderly males without dementia. In this study,... View more
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