METHYLENETETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE C677T POLYMORPHISM AND RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER IN THE MACEDONIAN POPULATION
Matevska N1**, Josifovski T2**, Kapedanovska A1, Sterjev Z1, Serafimoska Z1, Panovski M2, Jankulovski N2, Petrusevska N3, Angelovska B3, Petrusevska G4, Suturkova L1, Dimovski AJ1*
*Corresponding Author: Aleksandar J. Dimovski, Ph.D., Center for Biomolecular Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Ss Cyril and Methodius, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia; Tel.: +389- 2-3217 580; 3119 694; Fax: +389-2-3290 830; 3123 054; e-mail: adimovski@ff.ukim.edu.mk
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