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Scientists find autoimmune disease genes (SLE)
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may be of interest
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/life/2009-10/28/content_8861336.htm
Scientists find autoimmune disease genes
By Ding Changming (China Daily)
Updated: 2009-10-28 10:46
Chinese researchers have identified several new genes that play an important role in the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a common autoimmune disease, according to a new study published by Nature Genetics...................

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winelover #160415 10/29/09 09:48 PM
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Interesting reading. I wonder if those genes are also responsible for the drug-induced lupus that can be a very rare side effect of some of the anti-tnf meds.

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