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Figure 3

From: Novel multiplex technology for diagnostic characterization of rheumatoid arthritis

Figure 3

Proteomic characterization of serum samples from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitits. Autoantibody reactivities and levels of bone-turnover products in serum samples from 120 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 27 patients with ankylosing spondylitits (AS), 28 patients with psoriatic arthritis (PSA), and 25 healthy individuals were measured on the IMPACT platform. Cytokine levels were measured with a bead-based assay (Millipore) run on the Luminex platform. Values were normalized as described in the methods and subjected to hierarchical clustering; individual patients are listed above the heat map and the individual cytokines and antigens are listed to the right of the heat map. Cytokine levels and autoantibody reactivities are displayed, with blue representing a decrease relative to the mean value obtained in samples from healthy individuals, yellow no change, and red an increase. Cit, citrullinated; COMP, cartilage oligomeric matrix protein; CRP, C-reactive protein; FGF-2, fibroblast growth factor 2; GM-CSF, granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor; HABP, hyaluronic acid binding protein; HSP 60, heat shock protein 60; IL, interleukin; MCP-1, monocyte chemoattractant protein 1; MMP3, matrix metalloproteinase 3; P1NP, procollagen type 1 amino-terminal propeptide; PTH, parathyroid hormone; RF, rheumatoid factor; TNFα, tumor necrosis factor α.

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