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The identification of VGLL3 as a transcription (co-)factor that underlies the sex bias of the human immune system further underscores the relevance of research into this area.

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  1. Aridaman Pandit and Timothy R.D.J. Radstake are in the Department of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, Laboratory of Translational Immunology, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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  2. Linde Meyaard is in the Laboratory of Translational Immunology, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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