Significance of CTLA-4 and CD14 genetic polymorphisms in clinical outcome after allogeneic stem cell transplantation

@article{Vannucchi2007SignificanceOC,
  title={Significance of CTLA-4 and CD14 genetic polymorphisms in clinical outcome after allogeneic stem cell transplantation},
  author={Alessandro Maria Vannucchi and Stefano Guidi and Paola Guglielmelli and Stephie Glinz and Letizia Lombardini and Alessandro Busca and Franco Locatelli and Anna Maria Dall'omo and Alberto Bosi},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2007},
  volume={40},
  pages={1001-1002}
}
In addition to the genes involved in the ‘HLA barrier’ in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), and to the polymorphisms of the KIR family genes of natural killer cell receptors, there has been growing attention in the past few years regarding the role of other gene polymorphisms of molecules potentially involved in immune reactions following HSCT. In particular, attention has been paid to the sequence polymorphisms of cytokine and cytokine gene receptor genes, as… CONTINUE READING

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