The interferon-induced helicase C domain-containing protein 1 gene variant (rs1990760) as an autoimmune-based pathology susceptibility factor.

CONCLUSIONS: There were significant associations of risk T allel of the analyzed polymorphism with all studied autoimmune diseases (GDOR = 1.34, p = 7.02e-03; MSOR = 1.36, p = 2.17e-02; LADA - OR = 3.36, p = 8.73e-07). We also found that the frequency of CT and TT genotypes of the rs1990760 IFIH1 gene only in females (with LADA, GD, MS) was significantly higher than those in the female control group (47%, 41% vs 44%, 34%; p = 1.32e-03, p = 4.39e-04; OR = 2.08, 95%CI: (1.33-3.28), OR = 2.29, 95% CI: (1.44-3.65) respectively). Our research has shown significant differences regarding some clinical features (BMI, TRAb, TSH, HbA1C, anti-GAD antibodies) and age at the beginning of the studied autoimmune disabilities. This study showed an association of rs1990760 polymorphism in the IFIH1 gene in the development of GD, LADA diabetes and MS within the Polish population. To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate the relationship between IFIH1 polymorphisms and the risk of the development of MS and LADA in Poland. PMID: 31733941 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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