Table 3

Genotype and allele frequencies for -794 CATT repeat polymorphism

MIF -794 STR

Patients (n = 95)

Controls

(n = 188)

P-value


5/5

22(23.16%)

21 (11.17%)

0.008

5/6

34(35.79%)

75 (39.89)

0.503

5/7

15(15.79%)

14 (7.45%)

0.029

5/8

1(1.05%)

1 (0.53%)

0.621

6/6

9(9.47%)

34 (18.09%)

0.057

6/7

10(10.53%)

23 (12.23%)

0.673

6/8

0( 0%)

4 (2.13%)

0.152

7/7

4 (4.21%)

10 (5.32%)

0.685

7/8

0 (0%)

6 (3.19%)

0.078

Allele frequencies

-794 CATT5

94(49.5%)

132(35.1%)

0.001

-794 CATT7

33(17.4%)

63(16.8)

0.854


MIF, macrophage migration inhibitory factor.

Wang et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R65   doi:10.1186/ar4239

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