Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism as a disease severity factor in systemic lupus erythematosus

A I Blakemore, J K Tarlow, M J Cork, C Gordon, P Emery, G W Duff

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Abstract

We have previously described associations between an allele of the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene (IL1RN) and several inflammatory diseases. In this study we tested the IL1RN gene as a possible marker in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1380-5
Number of pages6
JournalArthritis & Rheumatism
Volume37
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1994

Keywords

  • Base Sequence
  • Humans
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Discoid
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Molecular Probes
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Photosensitivity Disorders
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Receptors, Interleukin-1
  • Severity of Illness Index

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