A multicentre study confirms CD226 gene association with Systemic Sclerosis-related pulmonary fibrosis

Arthritis Research & Therapy, 04/25/2012

The data suggest that the tested genetic variants do not individually influence systemic sclerosis (SSc) susceptibility but a CD226 three–variant haplotype is related with genetic predisposition to SSc–related pulmonary fibrosis.

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