Table 1

LMP2 and LMP7 genotype frequencies in RA patients and normal controls

LMP genotypesPatients
(n=60) n (%)
Controls
(n=102) n (%)
Positive for shared epitopeNegative for shared epitope
Patients
(n=35) n (%)
Controls
(n=44) n (%)
Patients
(n=25) n (%)
Controls
(n=58) n (%)
LMP2-R/R35 (58)56 (55)20 (57)29 (66)15 (60)27 (46.5)
LMP2-H/H1 (2)3 (3)1 (3)003 (5.2)
LMP2-R/H24 (40)43 (42)14 (40)15 (34)10 (40)28 (48.3)
LMP7-Q/Q48 (80)91 (89)28 (80)36 (81.8)20 (80)55 (94.8)
LMP7-K/K2 (3)3 (3)1 (3)3 (6.8)1 (4)0
LMP7-Q/K10 (17)8 (8)6 (17)5 (11.4)4 (16)3 (5.2)