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  • Ragnheidur Fossdal, Fridbert Jonasson, +5 authors Kári Stefánsson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Human molecular genetics
  • 2004 (First Publication: 3 March 2004)
  • Sveinsson's chorioretinal atrophy (SCRA), also referred to as helicoid peripapillary chorioretinal degeneration or atrophia areata, is an autosomal dominant eye disease, characterized by symmetricalContinue Reading
  • Vinciane Dideberg, Gudlaug Kristjansdottir, +11 authors Ann-Christine Syvänen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Human molecular genetics
  • 2007 (First Publication: 12 September 2007)
  • The interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF5) gene encodes a transcription factor that plays an important role in the innate as well as in the cell-mediated immune responses. The IRF5 gene has been shownContinue Reading
  • Snaevar Sigurdsson, Harald H. H. Goering, +15 authors Ann-Christine Syvänen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Human molecular genetics
  • 2008 (First Publication: 15 March 2008)
  • We analyzed a comprehensive set of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and length polymorphisms in the interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF5) gene for their association with the autoimmune diseaseContinue Reading
  • Gudlaug Kristjansdottir, Johanna K. Sandling, +24 authors A-C Syvänen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of medical genetics
  • 2008 (First Publication: 30 January 2008)
  • BACKGROUND IRF5 is a transcription factor involved both in the type I interferon and the toll-like receptor signalling pathways. Previously, IRF5 has been found to be associated with systemic lupusContinue Reading
  • Anne Isine Bolstad, Stephanie Le Hellard, +13 authors Roland Jonsson
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 June 2012)
  • OBJECTIVES Lymphotoxin β (LTB) has been found to be upregulated in salivary glands of patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). An animal model of pSS also showed ablation of the lymphoidContinue Reading