标题：The Association between Polymorphism of CARD8 rs2043211 and Susceptibility to Arteriosclerosis Obliterans in Chinese Han Male Population
作者：Zhang, Kun; Song, Wei; Li, Dalin; Yan, Jingqiang; Chen, Yunhui; Qi, Haoshan; Zhao, Juncheng; Jin, Xing
作者机构：[Zhang, Kun; Jin, Xing] Shandong Univ, Shandong Prov Hosp, Dept Vasc Surg, Jinan, Shandong, Peoples R China.; [Zhang, Kun; Li, Dalin; Yan, Jingqiang 更多
通讯作者地址：[Jin, X]Shandong Univ, Shandong Prov Hosp, Dept Vasc Surg, Jinan, Shandong, Peoples R China.
来源：CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
关键词：Arteriosclerosis obliterans; Card8; Polymorphism; IL-1 beta
摘要：Background and aims: Cholesterol crystals have been shown to cause inflammation. As a response to cholesterol crystal accumulation, the NLRP3 inflammasome is activated to produce IL-1 beta which eventually leads to atherosclerotic lesions. As a part of innate immunity, CARD8 is involved in the modulation of above mentioned inflammatory activities. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the association between polymorphism of CARD8 rs2043211 and susceptibility to arteriosclerosis obliterans (ASO) in Chinese Han male population. Methods: 758 male arteriosclerosis obliterans patients and 793 male controls were genotyped for rs2043211 with the TaqMan allele assays. Fasting blood-glucose (FBG), total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), urea nitrogen, creatinine, Serum uric acid, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein, ALT, AST, and IL-1 beta in the blood were detected for all subjects. Clinical data were recorded to analyze the genotype-phenotype. Independent samples t-test was used to perform the comparisons between two groups. Odds ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were calculated to measure the strength of relationship in the genotype distribution and allele frequencies between patients and controls. The analysis of variance was used for a genotype-phenotype analysis of the ASO patients. Results: The genotypic and allelic frequencies in the ASO group were significantly different from that in the control group (P = 0.014 by genotype, P = 0.003 by allele). Those carrying the genotype TT had a higher risk for ASO than those carrying the genotype AA (OR = 1.494, 95% CI1.131-1.974, P = 0.005). The difference was also significant after the adjustment for the history of smoking, TC, LDL, fasting blood glucose, systolic blood pressure and BMI(OR = 1.525, 95% CI1.158-2.009, P = 0.003). Conclusion: Our finding suggests that the polymorphism of CARD8 rs2043211 is probably associated with the development of ASO in Chinese Han male population. (C) 2017 The Author(s) Published by S. Karger AG, Basel