Anti-carbamylated protein antibodies in rheumatoid arthritis patients are reactive to specific epitopes of the human fibrinogen β-chain

Elisa Corsiero, Michele Bombardieri, Costantino Pitzalis


In this issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology, Jones et al. aim to identify the presence of immunodominant epitope(s) within human fibrinogen in regards to the anti-carbamylated protein antibodies (ACarPA) reactivity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient sera.