These data highlight the usefulness of mapping disease susceptibility loci using a transancestral approach, particularly in a region as complex as the MHC, and offer a springboard for further fine-mapping, resequencing and transcriptomic analysis.
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine and Division of Immunology, Infection and Inflammatory Disease, King's College London, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT, UK. michelle.fernando [at] kcl.ac.uk
Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 May;71(5):777-84
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