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Genetic make up and external stimuli interact to cause lung disease
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A prospective epidemiological study in coal miners is the first to suggest that genetic background and environmental oxidative stimuli interact to influence development of pneumoconiosis.

Tumour necrosis factor α (TNF) −308 genotype affected glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) and catalase activities in red blood cells. Genotypes with homozygous 22, heterozygous 12 alleles significantly …

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