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Table 1 Peptides used in this study

From: The rheumatoid arthritis shared epitope increases cellular susceptibility to oxidative stress by antagonizing an adenosine-mediated anti-oxidative pathway

Designation Amino acid sequence Encoded by HLA-DRB1 alleles
65–79*0401 KDLLEQKRAAVDTYC *0401, *0413, *0416, *0421, *1419, *1421
65–79*0402 KDILEDERAAVDTYC *0402, *0414, *0103, *1102, *1116, *1120, *1121, *1301, *1302, *1304, *1308, *1315, *1315, *1317, *1319, *1322, *1416
65–79*0403 KDLLEQRRAEVDTYC *0403, *0406, *0407, *0417, *0420
65–79*0404 KDLLEQRRAAVDTYC *0404, *0405, *0408, *0410, *0419, *0101, *0102, *1402, *1406, *1409, *1413, *1417, *1420
65–79*1001 KDLLERRRAAVDTYC *1001
Pentapeptide   
1 QKRAA *0401, *0413, *0416, *0421, *1419, *1421
2 QRRAA *0404, *0405, *0408, *0410, *0419, *0101, *0102, *1402, *1406, *1409, *1413, *1417, *1420
3 DERAA *0402, *0414, *0103, *1102, *1116, *1120, *1121, *1301, *1302, *1304, *1308, *1315, *1315, *1317, *1319, *1322, *1416
4 RRRAA *1001
5 RRRAE *09, *1401, *1404, *1405, *1407, *1408, *1410, *1411, *1414, *1418
6 DRRAA *1601, *1602, *1605, *0415, *11011, *11012, *11041, *11042, *1105, *1106, *11081, *11082*1109, *1110, *1112, *1115, *1118, *1119, *1122, *1201, *12021, *12022, *12031, *12032, *1305, *1306, *1307, *1311, *1312, *1314, *1321, *0805
7 QARAA *15, *1309
8 QKRGR *03, *0422, *1107
9 QKRLA Not applicable (modified peptide)
10 QKRAE Not applicable (modified peptide)
11 QKCLA Not applicable (modified peptide)
12 QECLA Not applicable (modified peptide)
13 DKCLA Not applicable (modified peptide)
  1. A, alanine; C, cysteine; D, aspartic acid; E, glutamic acid; G, glycine; HLA-DRB1, human leukocyte antigen-DRB1; I, isoleucine; K, lysine; L, leucine; Q, glutamine; R, arginine; T, threonine; V, valine; Y, tyrosine.