Table 3

 HLA class II alleles and peptides inducing proliferation in patients with SSc

PatientsPeptides inducing proliferationDRB1 allelesDR allelesDQ allelesDP allelesOrgan involvement
LungOther
1None41153520301–40301–4301301YesMuscle
2None11115250301–4201402Yes
3None15100151165301401Yes
43, 4, 5,611452530301–40301–4401401NoKidney
53, 4, 51595153630324011301YesBowel
6None1575153630324011301Yes
7511752530301–40301–4301401Yes
8None15155151662011801Yes
9None31425401401Yes
105181854401401Yes
113, 4313525220164011301YesMuscle
123, 5, 6415310301–45301301No
135154515360301–4401401YesMuscle
14None1535152621011001Yes
1551715352101402YesBowel
16None133525262402501YesHeart
172, 3, 4, 6154515360301–4401801/1601Yes
18None153515262201401YesKidney
19None313525226301401Yes
2051575153624011101Yes
21None810018145301901NoBowel