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Pangenomic Study During Alcoholic Cirrhosis

2014-08-27 03:16:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a frequent complication of cirrhosis. Occurrence of HCC could be linked with multiple functional region of genome.

The determining of a genomic mapping of " single nucleotide polymorphisms " (SNPs) permit to perform some genetic link studies with pathologies without clear hereditary disposition.

In this study, the investigators will identify predictives genetic polymorphism of HCC.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Intervention

DNA extraction

Location

Nantes UH
Nantes
France
44000

Status

Recruiting

Source

Nantes University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:02-0400

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