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1Genes and Disease Programme, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and Public Health and Epidemiology Network Biomedical Research Center (CIBERESP), 08003 Barcelona, Spain.
2Institute of Dermatology and Department of Dermatology at No.1 Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui 230022, China.
3The Key Laboratory of Gene Resource Utilization for Severe Diseases, Ministry of Education and Anhui Province, Hefei, Anhui 230032, China.
4Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui 230032, China.
5Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.
6Institute of Human Genetics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.
7Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, King’s College London, London, UK.
8Department of Clinical Medicine and Institute of Molecular Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, St. James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
9Department of Molecular Life Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan.
10Department of Biopathology, Centre of Excellence for Genomic risk Assessment in Multifactorial and Complex Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
11University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA.
12Department of Dermatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
13Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland.
14Department of Dermatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Evry, France.
15Institute de Genomique, Centre National de Genotypage, Evry, France.
16Central Scientific Research Laboratory, National Institute of Medicine, Ulaanbaatar 210648, Mongolia
17Institute of Genetics and School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Queen’s Medical Centre, NG7_2RD Nottingham, UK.
18Department of Dermatology, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan.
19Glasgow Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.
20Department of Dermatology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.
21Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 48202, USA.
22Dermatology Service, Hospital del Mar-IMAS, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.
23Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Helsinki, Finland.
24Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA.
25Ann Arbor Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48105, Michigan, USA.