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    • Evidence from autoimmune thyroiditis of skewed X-chromosome inactivation in female predisposition to autoimmunity 

      Ozcelik, T.; Uz, E.; Akyerli, C. B.; Bagislar, S.; Mustafa, C. A.; Gursoy, A.; Akarsu, N.; Toruner, G.; Kamel, N.; Gullu, S. (Nature Publishing Group, 2006)
      The etiologic factors in the development of autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) are not fully understood. We investigated the role of skewed X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) mosaicism in female predisposition to AITDs. One ...
    • Skewed X-chromosome inactivation in scleroderma 

      Uz, E.; Loubiere, L. S.; Gadi, V. K.; Ozbalkan, Z.; Stewart, J.; Nelson, J. L.; Ozcelik, T. (Springer New York, 2008)
      Scleroderma is a female-prevalent autoimmune disease of unclear etiology. Two fundamental gender differences, skewed X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) and pregnancy-related microchimerism, have been implicated in scleroderma. ...