No evidence of association between genetic variants of the PDCD1 ligands and SLE

Abstract

PDCD1, an immunoreceptor involved in peripheral tolerance has previously been shown to be genetically associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). PDCD1 has two ligands whose genes are located in close proximity on chromosome 9p24. Our attention was drawn to these ligands after finding suggestive linkage to a marker (gata62f03, Z=2.27) located close… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.gene.6364360

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