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Raised circulating tenascin-C in rheumatoid arthritis.

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INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to examine whether circulating levels of the pro-inflammatory glycoprotein tenascin-C (TNC) are elevated in musculoskeletal disorders including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to assess in RA whether levels are related to clinical disease status and/or patient response to treatment. METHODS: TNC in serum or plasma was quantified by ELISA. Samples from 4 cohorts of RA patients were examined and compared to normal human subjects and to patients with other i...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/ar4105

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Arthritis research and therapy Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
R260
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-6362
ISSN:
1478-6354
URN:
uuid:8a891687-8c92-40bd-b7dc-2c368ee2aef1
Source identifiers:
365592
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pubs:365592
Language:
English

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