Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81772760, 81572544)
Fonden for Lægevidenskabelig Forskning for Fyns Amt (XKY1522)
The Key Research and Development Project of Shandong (2016GSF201166)
The Shandong Taishan Scholarship (tsqn20161076)
The Innovation Project of Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences (2018)
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Received: 11 September 2018
Accepted: 13 March 2019
First Online: 3 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Synovial tissues used in this study were provided by the Shandong Provincial Hospital and Shandong Qianfo mountain Hospital. Tissues were collected during knee replacement surgery from patients with RA and OA. Participants provided written informed consent to participate in the study and to allow their biological samples to be genetically analyzed. The Ethical Committee of the Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences approved this study.
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