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World J Rheumatol. Nov 12, 2015; 5(3): 127-130
Published online Nov 12, 2015. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v5.i3.127
Epigenetic targets of rheumatoid arthritis
Ghazi Chabchoub
Ghazi Chabchoub, Laboratoire de Génétique Moléculaire Humaine, Faculté de Médecine de Sfax, 3000 Sfax, Tunisia
Ghazi Chabchoub, Caisse National d’assurance Maladie, 3021 Sakiet Ezzit, Tunisia
Author contributions: Chabchoub G solely contributed to this paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Ghazi Chabchoub, MD, PhD, Médecin Inspecteur, Caisse National d’assurance Maladie, Rue Mongi Slim Sakiet Ezzit, 3021 Sakiet Ezzit, Tunisia. ghazi.chabchoub@laposte.net
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Received: February 5, 2015
Peer-review started: February 7, 2015
First decision: April 10, 2015
Revised: August 24, 2015
Accepted: September 7, 2015
Article in press: September 8, 2015
Published online: November 12, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: This paper has highlighted the numerous processes involved in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that are modulated by epigenetic mechanisms. This is important hypotheses to explore a novel therapeutic target in RA.