HLA-DRB1-associated rheumatoid arthritis risk at multiple levels in African Americans: Hierarchical classification systems, amino acid positions, and residues

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  • Objective To evaluate HLA-DRB1 genetic risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in African Americans by 3 validated allele classification systems and by amino acid position and residue, and to compare genetic risk between African American and European ancestries.
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  • Reynolds RJ; Ahmed AF; Danila MI; Hughes LB; Gregersen PK; Raychaudhuri S; Plenge RM; Bridges SL
  • Start Page

  • 3274
  • End Page

  • 3282
  • Volume

  • 66
  • Issue

  • 12