About the Authors
- Emeli Lundström, Staffan Lindblad, Marius C. Wick, Lars Klareskog, Leonid Padyukov
- Department of Rheumatology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
- Toinette Hartshorne, Kelly Li
- Applied Biosystems, Foster City, California, United States of America
- Marius C. Wick
- Department of Radiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
- Camilla Bengtsson, Lars Alfredsson
- Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Applied Biosystems (AB) provided reagents for genotyping of GSTM1 for this study. Toinette Hartshorne and Kelly Li are employed by AB. Neither AB nor any of its employees had a role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish. Toinette Hartshorne and Kelly Li were involved in preparation of the manuscripts and are co-authors for this paper. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: EL LK LP. Performed the experiments: EL CB MCW SL. Analyzed the data: EL CB LA LK LP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EL CB LA LK SL MCW KL TH LP. Wrote the paper: EL CB MCW TH KL LA LK LP.