Identification of Susceptibility Loci in IL6, RPS9/LILRB3, and an Intergenic Locus on Chromosome 21q22 in Takayasu Arteritis in a Genome-Wide Association Study

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RENAUER P. A. , Saruhan-Direskeneli G., COIT P., ADLER A., AKSU K. , KESER G. , ...More

ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.67, no.5, pp.1361-1368, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/art.39035
  • Title of Journal : ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1361-1368


Objective. Takayasu arteritis is a rare large vessel vasculitis with incompletely understood etiology. This study was undertaken to perform the first unbiased genome-wide association analysis of Takayasu arteritis.