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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Novak, N; Yu, CF; Bussmann, C; Maintz, L; Peng, WM; Hart, J; Hagemann, T; Diaz-Lacava, A; Baurecht, HJ; Klopp, N; Wagenpfeil, S; Behrendt, H; Bieber, T; Ring, J; Illig, T; Weidinger, S 
Title:
Putative association of a TLR9 promoter polymorphism with atopic eczema. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Toll-like receptors (TLR) play a pivotal role in the induction of first-line defense mechanisms of the innate immune system and trigger adaptive immune responses to microbial pathogens. Genetic variations in innate immunity genes have been reported to be associated with a range of inflammatory disorders. Deficiencies on the level of immunity receptors such as pathogen-recognition receptors are suspected to affect the maturation of our immune system and to avail thereby the high preva...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Allergy 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
62 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
766-72 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0105-4538 
TUM Institution:
r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; r Dermatologie und Allergologie