GWASs and the age of human as the model organism for autoimmune genetic research
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Genome Biology 2010, 11:212 doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-5-212Published: 5 May 2010
Genetic studies have identified more than 150 autoimmune loci, and next-generation sequencing will identify more. Is it time to make human the model organism for autoimmune research?