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Copy number variation of FCGR3B is associated with susceptibility to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-9
Number of pages8
JournalRespiration
Volume81
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Abstract

Several genes exhibit copy number variation (CNV), including FCGR3B which encodes the IgG receptor FcγRIIIb. Engagement of Fcγ receptors by IgG complexes may contribute to the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

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