A functional polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene is associated with osteoarthritis-related pain
Arthritis & Rheumatology , Volume 60 - Issue 2 p. 628- 629
The aim of this study was to examine whether a well-known functional polymorphism in COMT (Val158Met) influences osteoarthritis (OA)–related pain.
|article, catechol methyltransferase, clinical feature, disease course, dopamine, genetic association, genetic polymorphism, genetic variability, hip osteoarthritis, hip pain, hip radiography, human, noradrenalin, priority journal, protein expression|
|Arthritis & Rheumatology|
|This work was funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme; grant id fp7/200800 - Translational Research in Europe – Applied Technologies for Osteoarthritis (TREAT OA)|
|Organisation||Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam|
van Meurs, J.B.J, Uitterlinden, A.G, Stolk, L, Kerkhof, J.M, Hofman, A, Pols, H.A.P, & Bierma-Zeinstra, S.M. (2009). A functional polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene is associated with osteoarthritis-related pain. Arthritis & Rheumatology, 60(2), 628–629. doi:10.1002/art.24175