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Genetic analysis of the HLA region of Japanese patients with type 1 autoimmune hepatitis.

Authors
  • Yoshizawa, Kaname
  • Ota, Masao
  • Katsuyama, Yoshihiko
  • Ichijo, Tetsuya
  • Matsumoto, Akihiro
  • Tanaka, Eiji
  • Kiyosawa, Kendo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Hepatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2005
Volume
42
Issue
4
Pages
578–584
Identifiers
PMID: 15763345
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The most influential gene on type 1 AIH pathogenesis in Japanese is the HLA-DRB1. Other genes in the HLA region, including TNF-alpha, have little or no association with type 1 AIH susceptibility.

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