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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2015, Article ID 747816, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/747816
Review Article

Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte-Associated Antigen 4 Gene Polymorphisms and Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: An Updated Systematic Review and Cumulative Meta-Analysis

1School of Public Health, Taishan Medical University, Taian 271000, China
2School of Basic Medical Sciences, Taishan Medical University, Taian 271000, China
3Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200025, China
4School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, China

Received 16 January 2015; Accepted 17 February 2015

Academic Editor: Maria L. Dufau

Copyright © 2015 Hai-Feng Hou 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

The online Supplementary Materials consist of the forest plots of the meta-analyses which were not provided in the published article. The associations of A49G polymorphism with GD in the dominant model and recessive model were shown in Supplemental Figures 1 and 2. The associations of A49G polymorphism with HT in the additive model, dominant model, and recessive model were shown in Supplemental Figures 3, 4, and 5. The associations of CT60 polymorphism with GD in the additive model, dominant model, and recessive model were shown in Supplemental Figures 6, 7, and 8. The associations of CT60 polymorphism with HT in the additive model, dominant model, and recessive model were shown in Supplemental Figures 9, 10, and 11, respectively.

  1. Supplementary Material