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2020 Apr 15

Biol Reprod



Association of polymorphisms in MALAT1 with the risk of endometriosis in Southern Chinese women.


Chen G, Zhang M, Liang Z, Chen S, Chen F, Zhu J, Zhao M, Xu C, He J, Hua W, Duan P
Biol Reprod. 2020 Apr 15; 102(4):943-949.
PMID: 31803924.


Endometriosis is a common oestrogen-dependent inflammatory disease characterized by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterine cavity, which causes infertility and pelvic pain. Polymorphisms in MALAT1 have been demonstrated to play crucial roles in many diseases. However, the roles of MALAT1 polymorphisms in the aetiology of endometriosis have not been well documented.