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Research Article

Role of the Promoter Polymorphism IL-6 −174G/C in Dermatomyositis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Table 3

Allele and genotype frequency of the IL-6 −174G/C polymorphism in females with dermatomyositis and systemic lupus erythematosus and in controls.

GenotypeDMSLEControls
= number of females

−174G/C
 GG8 (36.4%)26 (60.5%)20 (34.5%)
 GC6 (27.2%)10 (23.2%)14 (24.1%)
 CC8 (36.4%)7 (16.3%)24 (41.4%)
 G50.0%72.1%46.6%
 C50.0%27.9%53.4%
valueNS*GG—0.008; G—0.0002

Not significant.

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