Dysbiosis & RA

The lung microbiota in early rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmunity

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Airway abnormalities and lung tissue citrullination are found in both rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and individuals at-risk for disease development. This…

The case for periodontitis in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis

Clinical and microbiological aspects of periodontitis.

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Intestinal Dysbiosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Link between Gut Microbiota and the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Characterization and understanding of gut microbiota has recently increased representing a wide research field, especially in autoimmune diseases. Gut microbiota is the major source of microbes which might exert beneficial as well as pathogenic effects on human health. Intestinal microbiome’s role a...

Linkage Between Gut and Joint Immunity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pianta, et al have published their findings in the Journal of Clinical Investigation showing that two novel autoantigens, GNS and FLNA, are highly expressed in synovium and share a sequence homology with gut microbesa; thereby providing a potential link between gut mucosal and joint immunity in rheu...

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