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Reply to: Genotype by sex interactions in ankylosing spondylitis

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The data used pertain to the GTEx project v.8. Gene expression data are freely available at GTEx genotype data are available on application through the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes. This research was conducted using the UK Biobank resource under project no. 788. The GTEx regulatory and consent protocols can be found at

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We used PLINK v.1.9 to run our eQTL analysis, which is freely available online at The custom Python code is openly available at Zenodo


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E.B. drafted the primary text with input from K.R., J.P., A. Tenesa, O.C.-X. and A. Talenti. All authors reviewed and approved the final draft.

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Bernabeu, E., Rawlik, K., Canela-Xandri, O. et al. Reply to: Genotype by sex interactions in ankylosing spondylitis. Nat Genet 55, 17–18 (2023).

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