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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 570178, 5 pages
The Region Centromeric to HLA-C Is a Key Region for Understanding the Phenotypic Variability of Psoriatic Arthritis
1Rheumatology Department, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias (HUCA), C/Celestino Villamil S/N, 33006 Oviedo, Spain
2Dermatology Department, HUCA, C/Celestino Villamil S/N, 33006 Oviedo, Spain
3Immunology Department, Histocompatibility Unit, HUCA, C/Celestino Villamil S/N, 33006 Oviedo, Spain
4Department of Functional Biology, IUOPA, University of Oviedo, C/Celestino Villamil S/N, 33006 Oviedo, Spain
Received 24 October 2013; Accepted 10 December 2013; Published 30 January 2014
Academic Editors: M. Schmitt-Egenolf and A. Zalewska
Copyright © 2014 Rubén Queiro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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