AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS, vol.22, no.3, pp.207-208, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS
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Amyloidosis, ankylosing spondylitis, type 1/type 2 serum amyloid A protein genes
A relationship between the presence of amyloidosis and SAA1 genotype has been shown in recent studies of (principally) familial Mediterranean fever patients. We found that the SAA1 rs12218 polymorphism was significantly more prevalent in ankylosing spondylitis patients with amyloidosis.