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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis genetics - what's new? What's next?

Thomson W, Donn RP

Arthritis Res. 2002;4, 5:302-306.

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Studies have established the magnitude of the genetic basis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). JIA is a complex genetic condition and the genes that influence susceptibility are actively being sought. A candidate gene approach is being used by several groups. MHC-, cytokine- and T-cell-related genes have all been positively associated with JIA. Here we review some of the latest genetic data, and discuss ways in which JIA genetic research might proceed

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