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    Tissue-specific APC transcriptional signatures

    Transcriptional and network analysis of eight antigen-presenting cell populations in the human vagina, skin and blood reveals tissue-specifc signatures that might useful for mucusal vaccine design.

    Genome Medicine 2014, 6:98
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    Immune metagene roles in therapy response

    Gene expression signatures of infiltrating immune cells provide prognostic and therapy-predictive information for breast cancer and are affected by tumor proliferative capacity and intrinsic subtype.

    Genome Medicine 2014, 6:80
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    ‘Guilt by association’ in AID

    Genome-wide association studies mapped 90% of loci linked to autoimmune and immune-related diseases to non-coding regions.  A ‘guilt by association’ approach suggests a role for lncRNAs in autoimmunity.

    Genome Medicine 2014, 6:88
  • Hypoallergenic formula in food-allergic children

    Hypoallergenic formula positively supplements the micronutrient intake in children with dietary exclusions due to food protein-induced gastrointestinal allergy, reducing the risk of vitamin D and zinc deficiencies.

    Clinical and Translational Allergy 2014, 4:31
  • Epigenetic effects of oral contraceptives

    Epigenetics may explain how sex hormones in women could influence risk of asthma after puberty.

    Clinical Epigenetics 2014, 6:17
  • HIV adaptation revealed by genotype datasets

    A population-level study uses host and viral genotype datasets to study early pathways of HIV-1 adaptation and identify links with protective immunity.

    Retrovirology 2014, 11:64


News and events

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Advances in food allergy

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