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#454208 - 10/13/11 12:06 PM Missing Monocyte - Gene 'Appears' to Protect - RA
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Case of the missing monocyte: Gene appears to protect against rheumatoid arthritis (October 12, 2011) -- An estimated 1.3 million people in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. The causes behind this chronic disease -- which can exhibit itself as pain, swelling, stiffness, deformation, and loss of function in the joints -- have eluded scientists for centuries. A new study offers tantalizing glimmers about the roles of a gene called CCR2, an immune system cell called Th17 cell, and a missing monocyte. ... > full story
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111011101953.htm

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#454266 - 10/14/11 01:15 PM Re: Missing Monocyte - Gene 'Appears' to Protect - RA [Re: MollyC1i]
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Wow! Keep going researchers! smile Thanks, Molly, for the link. It was very interesting reading. smile
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