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Table 1 Arthritogenic agents

From: Genes and environment in arthritis: can RA be prevented?

Simple, nonimmunogenic agents Molecules giving rise to specific immune responses
Glucans Collagens II, IX, XI
Pristane Cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP)
Mineral oils Proteoglycans
Squalene  
Bacterial DNA (CpG)