Polymorphisms within the interleukin-10 receptor cDNA gene (IL10R) in Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

H. Nakashima, M. Akahoshi, Y. Tanaka, K. Yamaoka, E. Ogami, S. Nagano, Y. Arinobu, H. Niiro, T. Otsuka, Y. Niho

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Abstract

Objective. To assess the association between polymorphisms within the interleukin-10 receptor cDNA gene (IL10R) and systemic erythematosus (SLE) in Japanese people. Method. We examined the IL-10 receptor genotype of 109 SLE patients and 102 healthy subjects by the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (RT-PCR-RFLP) method. Results. There was no difference in the IL10R genotype frequencies of these two groups. Conclusion. The IL10R genotype does not determine susceptibility to SLE in Japanese people.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1142-1144
Number of pages3
JournalRheumatology
Volume38
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1999

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rheumatology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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