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IL-7 primes IL-17 in mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells, which contribute to the Th17-axis in ankylosing spondylitis.
Gracey E1, Qaiyum Z1, Almaghlouth I2, Lawson D2, Karki S2, Avvaru N2, Zhang Z2, Yao Y1, Ranganathan V2, Baglaenko Y1, Inman RD1.
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Ankylosing Spondylitis; Cytokines; Gene Polymorphism; T Cells