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Volume 2014, Article ID 913678, 13 pages
Review Article

Two Polymorphisms in the Fractalkine Receptor CX3CR1 Gene Influence the Development of Atherosclerosis: A Meta-Analysis

1Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, 22 Shuangyong Road, Nanning, Guangxi 530021, China
2Department of Internal Medicine, Affiliated Shanghai First People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200080, China

Received 16 May 2014; Revised 12 July 2014; Accepted 4 August 2014; Published 26 August 2014

Academic Editor: Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto

Copyright © 2014 Jian Wu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Checklist S1: The PRISMA 2009 checklist. Figure S1: Forest plot for CX3CR1 T280M polymorphism and AS risk in CAD group (TM versus TT). Figure S2: Forest plot for CX3CR1 T280M polymorphism and AS risk in ICVD group (MM versus TT). Figure S3: Forest plot for CX3CR1 V249I polymorphism and AS risk in CAD group (VI versus VV). Table S1: GRADE profile evidence of the included studies. Table S2: Genotype distribution in cases and controls. Table S3: Heterogeneity test of CX3CR1 T280M and V249I polymorphisms and risk of AS in each subgroup.

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