Funding for this research was provided by:
Arthritis Research UK (18598)
Received: 31 August 2018
Accepted: 3 July 2019
First Online: 12 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Informed, written consent was obtained from all study participants.Ethical approval for the isolation of patient blood was obtained from the South East Wales Research Ethics Committee (REC reference number: 10/WSE02/44).Ethical approval for the collection of healthy volunteer blood was provided by the Medical / Dental School Research Ethics Committee (MDSREC Reference Number: 09/21).All animal procedures were approved by the Michigan State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and conformed to NIH guidelines.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.