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HLA alleles and haplotypes in the Turkish population: relatedness to Kurds, Armenians and other Mediterraneans.
Turkish and Kurdish HLA profiles are studied for the first time. The comparative study of their allele frequencies, characteristic haplotypes, genetic distances with other Mediterraneans isExpand
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Genetic affinities among Mongol ethnic groups and their relationship to Turks.
The central Asian country Mongolia is home to more than 20 tribes and ethnic groups, some of which are related to neighboring Turkic populations. The main Mongolian people, Khalkha, live in centralExpand
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Parvovirus B19 in the acute arthropathies and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of recent parvovirus B19 infection in a cohort of children presenting with acute arthropathy and to determine the prevalence of a subsequent diagnosis ofExpand
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The Frequency of HLA Class I and II Alleles in Turkish Childhood Acute Leukaemia Patients
In this study, blood samples were taken from 200 patients with childhood acute leukaemias, including acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), and from 100 healthyExpand
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Airway foreign bodies in childhood.
OBJECTIVE To define clinical spectrum of airway foreign body aspiration in children and to evaluate the outcome and complications. METHODS A total of 53 patients (27 girls, 26 boys) with a mean ageExpand
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Multicenter analyses demonstrate significant clinical effects of minor histocompatibility antigens on GvHD and GvL after HLA-matched related and unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
The effect of minor H antigen mismatching on the occurrence of graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) and graft-versus-leukemia (GvL) after HLA-matched hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) hasExpand
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A male-specific increase in the HLA-DRB4 (DR53) frequency in high-risk and relapsed childhood ALL.
Previous studies reported significant HLA-DR associations with various leukemias one of which is with HLA-DRB4 (DR53) family in male patients with childhood ALL. We have HLA-DR-typed 212 high-risk orExpand
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HLA B-27 Subtypes in Turkish Patients with Spondyloarthropathy and Healthy Controls
The frequency and the distribution of HLA-B27 subtypes in spondylarthropathy (SpA) patients and controls were investigated in a sample Turkish population. B27 subtyping was performed by PCR-SSPExpand
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The effect of beta-glucan on recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
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Prognostic importance of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in IL-6, IL-10, TGF-β1, IFN-γ, and TNF-α genes in chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia.
The aim of this study was to explore the association between polymorphisms of five cytokine genes and clinical parameters in patients with Philadelphia-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)Expand
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