Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, June 15th, 2005
"Among the arthritis-susceptible MHC [major histocompatibility complex] (H-2)-congenic mouse strains, B10.RIII mice are highly susceptible to collagen-induced arthritis. Surprisingly, the B10.RIII strain was also more susceptible to the T cell independent model CAIA (collagen-antibody-induced arthritis)," researchers in Sweden reported.
"Through genome-wide genotyping, we found that the B10.RIII and B10.Q strains differed not only in chromosome 17 (MHC) but also in a region on chromosome 10, which contained a fragment from the MHC donor RIIIS/J. We isolated...
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