Alterations in type I hemidesmosome components suggestive of epigenetic control in the salivary glands of patients with Sjögren's syndrome

Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Apr;63(4):1106-15. doi: 10.1002/art.30212.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Autoantigens / genetics
  • Autoantigens / metabolism*
  • Basement Membrane / metabolism
  • Basement Membrane / pathology
  • Biopsy
  • Carrier Proteins
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Cytoskeletal Proteins
  • Dystonin
  • Epigenomics*
  • Female
  • Hemidesmosomes / genetics
  • Hemidesmosomes / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Integrin alpha6beta4 / metabolism
  • Keratin-18 / metabolism
  • Laminin / metabolism
  • Male
  • Membrane Glycoproteins / metabolism
  • Methylation
  • Middle Aged
  • Nerve Tissue Proteins
  • Non-Fibrillar Collagens / genetics
  • Non-Fibrillar Collagens / metabolism*
  • Salivary Glands / metabolism*
  • Salivary Glands / pathology
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / metabolism*
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / pathology

Substances

  • Autoantigens
  • Carrier Proteins
  • Cytoskeletal Proteins
  • DST protein, human
  • Dystonin
  • Integrin alpha6beta4
  • Keratin-18
  • Laminin
  • Membrane Glycoproteins
  • Nerve Tissue Proteins
  • Non-Fibrillar Collagens
  • collagen type XVII