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No association in frequency of KIR receptors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis from Northern Ireland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17498267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The frequency of inhibiting and activating killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors was similar in 331 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and in 354 controls. Patients and controls came from a relatively homogeneous Caucasian population from Northern Ireland, thus limiting population stratification. Furthermore, no differences were found when the patients were sub-divided according to gender or shared epitope and when the presence of the human leucocyte antigen ligand was taken into account.
Authors:
D Middleton; A Meenagh; G D Wright
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tissue antigens     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0001-2815     ISO Abbreviation:  Tissue Antigens     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-14     Completed Date:  2007-06-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331072     Medline TA:  Tissue Antigens     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  577-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Northern Ireland Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory, City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland. derek.middleton@bll.n-i.nhs.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / genetics*
Case-Control Studies
Cohort Studies
European Continental Ancestry Group / genetics
Female
Gene Frequency
HLA Antigens / genetics
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Northern Ireland
Receptors, Immunologic / genetics*
Receptors, KIR
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/HLA Antigens; 0/Receptors, Immunologic; 0/Receptors, KIR

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