TSitologiya i Genetika 2019, vol. 53, no. 3, 65-71
Cytology and Genetics 2019, vol. 53, no. 3, 233–238, doi: https://www.doi.org/10.3103/S0095452719030083

Evaluation of the role of polymorphism rs2010963 of VEGF gene in the development of rosaсea and its relationship with clinical forms of the disease

Babajanov O.A., Karimov Ch.Ya., Arifov S.S., Boboev K.T.

SUMMARY. The frequency of genotypic variants of the rs2010963 polymorphism of the gene for vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) was analyzed in 140 patients with rosacea in 145 conditionally healthy persons of Uzbek nationality. It was shown that the distribution of genotypes in the studied groups corresponded to the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (p > 0,05). Significant differences in the frequency of occurrence for rs2010963 alleles of the VEGF gene were found between groups of patients with rosacea with different clinical forms of the disease and a group of conditionally healthy individuals (P < 0,05). Carrying a functionally unfavorable allele 634C VEGF in the hetero- or homozygous variant significantly increases the risk of developing rosacea. The data obtained indicate the association of this DNA locus with the formation of rosacea in the Uzbek population.

Keywords: rosacea, erythematous form, papulopustular form, VEGF gene, rs2010963 polymorphism

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