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      Crossreactivity to vinculin and microbes provides a molecular basis for HLA-based protection against rheumatoid arthritis 

      Van Heemst, J.; Jansen, D. T. S. L.; Polydorides, Savvas; Moustakas, Antonis K.; Bax, M.; Feitsma, A. L.; Bontrop-Elferink, D. G.; Baarse, M.; Van Der Woude, D.; Wolbink, G. -J; Rispens, T.; Koning, F.; De Vries, R. R. P.; Papadopoulos, George K.; Archontis, Georgios Z.; Huizinga, T. W.; Toes, R. E. (2015)
      The HLA locus is the strongest risk factor for anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) + rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Despite considerable efforts in the last 35 years, this association is poorly understood. Here we ...
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      Greek Cypriot allele and genotype frequencies for amplitype® PM-DQA1 and D1S80 loci 

      Cariolou, Marios A.; Manoli, Panayiotis; Christoforou, Maria; Bashiardes, Evy; Karagrigoriou, Alex; Budowle, Bruce (1998)
      A sample from the Greek Cypriot population was typed at seven forensically important PCR-based loci: LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8, GC, HLA-DQA1, and D1S80. The results showed that all loci meet Hardy-Weinberg expectations and ...