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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 516516, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/516516
Research Article

Isolation, Characterization, and Molecular Modeling of a Rheumatoid Factor from a Hepatitis C Virus Infected Patient with Sjögren’s Syndrome

1The Institute for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
2Antibody and Hybridoma Core Facility, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
3National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Taipei 110, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
5Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
6Department of Laboratory Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei 104, Taiwan
7Department of Clinical Pathology, Cheng Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center, Taipei 112, Taiwan
8Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli County 356, Taiwan
9School of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, No. 250 Wu-Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
10Department of Laboratory Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan

Received 29 August 2013; Accepted 16 October 2013

Academic Editors: A. La Cava and Y. Muro

Copyright © 2013 Yu-Ching Lee 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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