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Genetic susceptibility and severity factors in rheumatoid arthritis

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The aim of this D.Phil. thesis was to enrich current knowledge of genetic susceptibility and severity factors in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a common complex disease with an estimated heritability of approximately 60% in the Northern European population. A DNA resource from 760 clinically well-characterised British Caucasian RA patients was established for use in association studies to investigate candidate genes.

The previously reported association of PTPN22 (1858C/T rs247660...

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Green Templeton College, University of Oxford
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