Genome-Wide Association Study in an Admixed Case Series Reveals IL12A as a New Candidate in Behçet Disease

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INTRODUCTION The etiology of Behçet's disease (BD) is unknown, but widely considered an excessive T-cell mediated inflammatory response in a genetically susceptible host. Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have shown limited number of novel loci-associations. The rarity and unequal distribution of the disease prevalence amongst different ethnic… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119085

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