Journal of Genetics

, Volume 93, Issue 1, pp 215–218 | Cite as

Association between HLA-DQA1 gene copy number polymorphisms and susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in Chinese Han population

  • XINQIANG SONG
  • SHICHENG GUO
  • YULIN CHEN
  • CHENGDE YANG
  • HENGDONG JI
  • FENG ZHANG
  • ZHENGWEN JIANG
  • YANGYUN MA
  • YUAN LI
  • LI JIN
  • HEJIAN ZOU
  • XIAODONG ZHOU
  • JIUCUN WANG
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Keywords

HLA-DQA1 gene copy number polymorphism rheumatoid arthritis 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This study was supported by research grants from the Science and Technology Committee of Shanghai Municipality (11410701800 and 11DJ1400102), International S&T Cooperation Programme of China (2013dfa30870), the National Basic Research Programme (2012CB944600), Ministry of Science and Technology (2011BAI09B00), Ministry of Health (201002007) and the US NIH NIAID UO1, 1U01AI09090 and Key Project of Science and Technology of Henan Province of China (142102310050).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • XINQIANG SONG
    • 1
    • 3
  • SHICHENG GUO
    • 1
  • YULIN CHEN
    • 1
  • CHENGDE YANG
    • 1
  • HENGDONG JI
    • 2
  • FENG ZHANG
    • 1
  • ZHENGWEN JIANG
    • 4
  • YANGYUN MA
    • 1
  • YUAN LI
    • 1
  • LI JIN
    • 1
  • HEJIAN ZOU
    • 5
    • 6
  • XIAODONG ZHOU
    • 7
  • JIUCUN WANG
    • 1
    • 6
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Ministry of Education (MOE) Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology, School of Life SciencesFudan UniversityShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Division of RheumatologyThe First People’s Hospital of TaizhouJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Xinyang Normal UniversityHenanPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.Center for Genetic and Genomic AnalysisGenesky Biotechnologies Inc.ShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  5. 5.Division of Rheumatology, Huashan HospitalFudan UniversityShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  6. 6.Institute of Rheumatology, Immunology and AllergyFudan UniversityShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  7. 7.The University of Texas Medical School at HoustonHoustonUSA

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