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Role of pro-inflammatory cytokines in rheumatoid arthritis.

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is well known to be a chronic autoimmune/inflammatory disease which leads to progressive joint damage and destruction. Less well known is the fact that in severe cases of RA, with extra-articular manifestations and multiple joint involvement, there is also a significant reduction in life expectancy [28]. Hence the need for new therapeutic agents. With the cloning of cDNAs encoding cytokines in the early to mid 1980s, it became possible to use new assays to evaluate c...

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10.1007/bf00832003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Springer seminars in immunopathology
Volume:
20
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
133-147
Publication date:
1998
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2196
ISSN:
0344-4325
URN:
uuid:fb2f60e1-1035-4d18-b51c-b1e18fbe8c28
Source identifiers:
481587
Local pid:
pubs:481587

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