IRF5

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IRF5

A gene on chromosome 7q32 that encodes a member of the interferon regulatory transcription factor (IRF) family, which have diverse roles such virus-mediated activation of interferons and modulation of cell growth, differentiation, apoptosis and immune system activity.
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Interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF5) is a common susceptibility gene to different autoimmune disorders.
Interferon regulatory factor 5 is a common susceptibility gene to different autoimmune disorders.
Association of a haplotype in the promoter region of the interferon regulatory factor 5 gene with rheumatoid arthritis.
An insertion-deletion polymorphism in the interferon regulatory Factor 5 (IRF5) gene confers risk of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Comprehensive evaluation of the genetic variants of interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF5) reveals a novel 5 bp length polymorphism as strong risk factor for systemic lupus erythematosus.
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