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Family-based association study of Tim-1 and Tim-3 gene polymorphisms with childhood asthma in Chinese trios.

Authors
  • Wu, Qi-Wen
  • Cai, Peng-Cheng
  • Wang, Ling
  • Li, Yi-Rong
  • Kong, Ling-Ling
  • Hu, Li-Hua
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Archives of Allergy and Immunology
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
150
Issue
3
Pages
252–260
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000222677
PMID: 19494522
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that it is unlikely that the Tim-1 or Tim-3 polymorphisms influence asthma susceptibility individually, but that the haplotypes of variants may be functional or may be in linkage disequilibrium with other functional single nucleotide polymorphisms.

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