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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 524204, 4 pages
Research of the Methylation Status of miR-124a Gene Promoter among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
1Department of Rheumatology, Sichuan Academy of Medical Science & Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, No. 32 West Section 2, Yihuan Road, Chengdu, Sichuan 610072, China
2Department of Rheumatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian 361003, China
Received 1 May 2013; Accepted 5 September 2013
Academic Editor: Jianying Zhang
Copyright © 2013 Qiao Zhou 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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