Identification of Susceptibility Loci in IL6, RPS9/LILRB3, and an Intergenic Locus on Chromosome 21q22 in Takayasu Arteritis in a Genome-Wide Association Study

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Renauer P. A., Saruhan-Direskeneli G., Coit P., Adler A., AKSU K., KESER G., ...More

ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.67, no.5, pp.1361-1368, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/art.39035
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1361-1368
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective. Takayasu arteritis is a rare large vessel vasculitis with incompletely understood etiology. This study was undertaken to perform the first unbiased genome-wide association analysis of Takayasu arteritis.