Doublesex and mab-3 related transcription factor 1 (DMRT1) is a sex-specific genetic determinant of childhood-onset asthma and is expressed in testis and macrophages


Schieck M., Schouten J. P. , Michel S., Suttner K., Toncheva A. A. , Gaertner V. D. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY, vol.138, no.2, pp.421-431, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 138 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.12.1305
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.421-431

Abstract

Background: Asthma is a disease affecting more boys than girls in childhood and more women than men in adulthood. The mechanisms behind these sex-specific differences are not yet understood.