Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| DNA Binding of Human and Viral Transcription Factors is Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Loci|
Kenneth M Kaufman
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
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This Merit Review application is based on our hypotheses that Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes (FLS) from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients infected with Epstein - Barr virus (EBV) will have unique gene expression properties that alter the host immune response to EBV, and that these difference influences the risk for developing RA. These hypotheses is based on the following observations: All 12 of the FLS cell lines that we have evaluated, six from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients and six from Os...
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