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Correction: DNA microarray analysis of rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility genes identified by genome-wide association studies

Hidehiko Sugino1, Hooi-Ming Lee1 and Norihiro Nishimoto12*

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1 Graduate School of Frontier Bioscience, Osaka University, 1-3 Yamada-Oka, Suita-City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

2 Laboratory of Immune Regulation, Wakayama Medical University, 105 Saito Bio Innovation Center, 7-7-20 Saito-Asagi, Ibaraki-city Osaka, 567-0085, Japan

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010, 12:403  doi:10.1186/ar3023

See related letter by Sugino et al.,

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Published:24 May 2010

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After publication of our recent article [1], we noticed an error in Table 1. Gene expression of STAT4 should be listed as "down" and not "up". The description of the table in the article is unchanged and the corrected table is provided here.

Table 1. Candidate genes identified from rheumatoid arthritis genome-wide association studies

Competing interests

This study was financially supported partly by the grant from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan.


  1. Sugino H, Lee HM, Nishimoto N: DNA microarray of rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility genes identified by genome-wide association studies.

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010, 12:401. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL