Association of specific interleukin 1 gene cluster polymorphisms with increased susceptibility for Behcet's disease


KARASNEH J., HAJEER A., BARRETT J., OLLIER W., THORNHILL M., Gul A.

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.42, no.7, pp.860-864, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/keg232r
  • Title of Journal : RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.860-864

Abstract

Objective. The aim of this study was to investigate if the inheritance of specific polymorphisms of interleukin 1 (IL-1) A, IL-1B and IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1RN) genes could affect the susceptibility to Behcet's disease (BD).