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Sjögren syndrome genetics vary according to ancestry

A pioneering new study scrutinising the genetic aetiology of Sjögren syndrome across different ancestries and clinical subtypes shows that the striking heterogeneity of associations observed in Sjögren syndrome cannot be explained by subphenotype differences alone.

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The authors' research is supported by the Research Council of Norway (240421/F20), the EU H2020 contract HarmonicSS (H2020-SC1-2016-RTD/731944) and the Broegelmann Foundation.

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Reksten, T., Jonsson, R. Sjögren syndrome genetics vary according to ancestry. Nat Rev Rheumatol 13, 202–203 (2017).

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