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Sarcoidosis is associated with a truncating splice site mutation in BTNL2
Sarcoidosis is a polygenic immune disorder with predominant manifestation in the lung. Genome-wide linkage analysis previously indicated that the extended major histocompatibility locus on chromosomeExpand
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On the water balance ofPhytoseiulus persimilis A.-H. and its ecological significance
  • K. Gaede
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  • Experimental & Applied Acarology
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AbstractThe net water vapour exchange ofPhytoseiulus persimilis A.-H. is described. Water loss by transpiration increases progressively with ambient temperature. The transpiration rate is directlyExpand
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Mycobacteria infect different cell types in the human lung and cause species dependent cellular changes in infected cells
BackgroundMycobacterial infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Due to limitations of the currently available model systems, there are still comparably large gapsExpand
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Antimycobacterial immune responses in patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis
Introduction:  Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown origin. Pathogenetic involvement of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has frequently been discussed in the aetiology ofExpand
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Diagnoses of chronic beryllium disease within cohorts of sarcoidosis patients
An increase in chronic beryllium disease (CBD) has been suggested due to higher industrial use of beryllium alloys. Since occupational CBD is a perfect phenocopy of sarcoidosis, it might beExpand
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Genome-wide association study identifies ANXA11 as a new susceptibility locus for sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is a complex chronic inflammatory disorder with predominant manifestation in the lung. In the first genome-wide association study (>440,000 SNPs) of this disease, comprising 499 GermanExpand
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Different gender-associated genotype risks of Wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis.
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) are systemic small vessel vasculitides associated with ANCA (AAV). Predominant Th1 and Th2 cytokine patterns have been reported for WGExpand
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A genome-wide association study reveals evidence of association with sarcoidosis at 6p12.1
Sarcoidosis is a complex systemic inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology that is influenced by a variety of genetic and environmental factors. To identify further susceptibility loci forExpand
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Functional Toll-Like Receptor 9 Expression and CXCR3 Ligand Release in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease characterized by a T-helper type 1 (Th1) cell-dominated alveolitis. As a role of bacteria in the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis has been discussed, Toll-likeExpand
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