Allergy and Immunology Gateway

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  • Bumblebee immune repertoire

    Bumblebees, honeybees and a solitary bee have similar numbers of immune genes so immune gene complement is not linked to sociality

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:83
  • Image attributed to: Flickr creative commons: okalkavan

    Persistent low quality of asthma apps

    Despite an increase in the number of apps for asthma self-management, there has not been a concomitant growth in the quality of information provided, raising questions about clinical benefits and emphasizing the need for quality assurance.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:58
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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
  • Image attributed to: From Fig 1 of Hrdlickova and colleagues

    ‘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


News and events

WAO Journal is now open access and included in PubMed Central! With authors, reviewers and readers representing all geographic regions, WAO Journal provides a truly global perspective on allergy, asthma and clinical immunology. Articles from the 5-year archive are now available from the journal website. Read more.

Advances in food allergy

Advances in food allergy is a cross-journal article collection that brings together articles on all aspects of food allergy published across BioMed Central’s allergy journals.View (and bookmark) the articles already published here.To contribute a new article to the series, submit your manuscript to the journal quoting your interest in the series in your cover letter.


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Anaphylaxis

Case report

A fatal case of acute progression of generalized edema and simultaneous flash pulmonary edema in a patient with idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome: a case report

Hirosaki Y, Hayashidani S, Ouchi S, Ohshima T, Nakano R and Yamamoto H

Journal of Medical Case Reports 2015, 9:90

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Asthma

Case report

A fatal case of acute progression of generalized edema and simultaneous flash pulmonary edema in a patient with idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome: a case report

Hirosaki Y, Hayashidani S, Ouchi S, Ohshima T, Nakano R and Yamamoto H

Journal of Medical Case Reports 2015, 9:90

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HIV

Research article

Identifiable biomarker and treatment development using HIV-1 long term non-progressor sera

Hao Y, Bai G, Wang J, Zhao L, Sutherland K, Cai J and Cao C

BMC Immunology 2015, 16:25

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Vaccines

Case study

Lessons learnt from the first controlled human malaria infection study conducted in Nairobi, Kenya

Hodgson SH, Juma E, Salim A, Magiri C, Njenga D, Molyneux S, Njuguna P, Awuondo K et al.

Malaria Journal 2015, 14:182

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