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Erratum to: DNA microarray analysis of rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility genes identified by genome-wide association studies

Arthritis Research & Therapy201012:403

DOI: 10.1186/ar3023

Published: 24 May 2010

The Letter to this article has been published in Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:401

After publication of our recent article [1], we noticed an error in Table 1. Gene expression of STAT4 should be listed as "down" and not "up". The description of the table in the article is unchanged and the corrected table is provided here.
Table 1

Candidate genes identified from rheumatoid arthritis genome-wide association studies

Gene

GeneID

PMID

Gene expression (up or down)

Microarray Pvaluesa

CD244

605554

18794858

Up

1.0 × 10-16

PADI4

605347

12833157

Up

2.32 × 10-5

SLC22A2

602608

14608356

Up

1.94 × 10-6

PTPN22

600716

15208781

Up

9.66 × 10-8

CTLA4

123890

16380915

No change

0.767

STAT4

600558

17804842

Down

1.38 × 10-8

aP values determined by comparison between 112 rheumatoid arthritis patients and 45 healthy individuals.

Notes

Declarations

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Graduate School of Frontier Bioscience, Osaka University
(2)
Laboratory of Immune Regulation, Wakayama Medical University

References

  1. Sugino H, Lee HM, Nishimoto N: DNA microarray of rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility genes identified by genome-wide association studies. Arthritis Research & Therapy. 2010, 12: 401-10.1186/ar2937.View Article

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© BioMed Central Ltd 2010

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