The association of the exon 4 variations of Tim-1 gene with allergic diseases in a Korean population.

The family of T-cell immunoglobulin domain and mucin domain (TIM) proteins is identified to be expressed on T cells. A member of Tim family, TIM-1, is considered as a membrane protein that is associated with the development of Th2 biased immune responses and may be selectively expressed on Th2 cells. In the present study, we analyzed the association of… (More)