ITGAV polymorphism and disease susceptibility in a Japanese rheumatoid arthritis population
Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 10-22 Kawada, Tokyo, 162-0054 Japan
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2007, 9:405 doi:10.1186/ar2303
See related research by Jacq et al., http://arthritis-research.com/content/9/4/R63 and related editorial by Ahnert and Kirsten, http://arthritis-research.com/content/9/5/108Published: 31 October 2007
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A research article by Jacq and colleagues , recently published in this journal, reported an association between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the rs3738919-C allele in the ITGV gene, which encodes the αv subunit of the integrin αvβ3, in a European Caucasian population.