The rate and significance of type 1/type 2 serum amyloid A protein gene polymorphisms in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and amyloidosis


ÇETİN G. Y. , Ganiyusufoglu E., Solmaz D., Cagatay Y. , Oner S. Y. , Erer B., ...More

AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS, vol.22, no.3, pp.207-208, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Letter
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/13506129.2015.1068751
  • Journal Name: AMYLOID-JOURNAL OF PROTEIN FOLDING DISORDERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.207-208
  • Keywords: Amyloidosis, ankylosing spondylitis, type 1/type 2 serum amyloid A protein genes

Abstract

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.