Animal models of spondyloarthritis

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Animal models are available for the studyof several different aspects of spondyloarthritis. The models include naturally occurring spontaneous disorders in primates and rodents, spon taneous disorders in transgenic or gene-deleted rodents and induced disorders inrodents. Areas ofinvestigation to which these models contribute include the role HLA-B27,processes of spinal and peripheral joint inflammation and calcification, immune responsesto candidate antigens and the role of TNF.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMolecular Mechanisms of Spondyloarthropathies
EditorsCarlos Lopez-Larrea, Roberto Diaz-Pena
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

Publication series

NameAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
ISSN (Print)0065-2598


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Taurog, J. D. (2009). Animal models of spondyloarthritis. In C. Lopez-Larrea, & R. Diaz-Pena (Eds.), Molecular Mechanisms of Spondyloarthropathies (pp. 245-254). (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Vol. 649).