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Clinical Immunology

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  1. Content type: Research

    Allergic diseases are among major pediatric issues as they are highly prevalent and chronic. Therefore, identification of factors contributing to allergic disease could play a significant role in prevention of...

    Authors: Iraj Mohammadzadeh, Mohsen Haghshenas, Samaneh Asefi and Reza Alizadeh-Navaei

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2019 17:11

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  2. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to determine if the inflammation of the sympathetic ganglia (SG) in thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is induced by an infectious pathogen inside or if it is a reactive sterile inflamm...

    Authors: Behzad Mousazadeh, Hiva Sharebiani, Hossein Taheri, Narges Valizedeh and Bahare Fazeli

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2019 17:10

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  3. Content type: Review

    Micro-RNA represent a great family of small non-condign ribonucleic acid molecules; in particular microRNA-126 is an important member of this family and is expressed in many human cells such as cardiomyocytes,...

    Authors: Marco Casciaro, Eleonora Di Salvo, Teresa Brizzi, Carmelo Rodolico and Sebastiano Gangemi

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2018 16:11

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Parasite infections stimulate total and specific IgE production that, in the case of Toxocara canis infection, corresponds to chronic allergic symptoms. There may also be other infections which have similar sympt...

    Authors: Rosanna Qualizza, Laura M Losappio and Fabiana Furci

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2018 16:10

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  5. Content type: Review

    Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies represent a heterogeneous group of autoimmune diseases with systemic involvement. Even though numerous specific autoantibodies have been recognized, they have not been includ...

    Authors: Boaz Palterer, Gianfranco Vitiello, Alessia Carraresi, Maria Grazia Giudizi, Daniele Cammelli and Paola Parronchi

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2018 16:5

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  6. Content type: Review

    The immunosenescence is a relatively recent chapter, correlated with the linear extension of the average life began in the nineteenth century and still in progress. The most important feature of immunosenescen...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Ventura, Marco Casciaro, Sebastiano Gangemi and Rosalba Buquicchio

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:21

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Hypersensitivity is a rare adverse drug reaction (ADR) associated with anti-epileptic medications. Phenytoin is one of the commonly used drugs for treatment of epilepsy that encounters a hypersensitivity react...

    Authors: Malik Ghannam, Shaden Mansour, Aya Nabulsi and Qusay Abdoh

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:14

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  8. Content type: Research

    CHI3L1 is a chitinase-like protein without enzymatic activity, produced by activated macrophages, chondrocytes, neutrophils. Recent studies on arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory bowel diseases suggest that ch...

    Authors: Manuela Capone, Laura Maggi, Veronica Santarlasci, Maria Caterina Rossi, Alessio Mazzoni, Gianni Montaini, Rolando Cimaz, Matteo Ramazzotti, Marie Pierre Piccinni, Giusi Barra, Raffaele De Palma, Francesco Liotta, Enrico Maggi, Sergio Romagnani, Francesco Annunziato and Lorenzo Cosmi

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:16

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  9. Content type: Research

    The Nef protein can be detected in plasma of HIV-1-infected patients and plays a role in the pathogenesis of HIV-1. Nef produced during the early stages of infection is fundamental in creating the ideal enviro...

    Authors: Francesca Wanda Rossi, Nella Prevete, Felice Rivellese, Antonio Lobasso, Filomena Napolitano, Francescopaolo Granata, Carmine Selleri and Amato de Paulis

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:15

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a complex autoimmune disease characterized by vascular alterations and autoimmune activation leading to widespread organ fibrosis. At the early stage of disease when organ involveme...

    Authors: Gianluca Bagnato, William Neal Roberts, Davide Sciortino, Donatella Sangari, Santa Cirmi, Roneka L. Ravenell, Michele Navarra, Gianfilippo Bagnato and Sebastiano Gangemi

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:13

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  11. Content type: Review

    Autoimmune disorders are characterized by tissue damage, caused by self-reactivity of different effectors mechanisms of the immune system, namely antibodies and T cells. Their occurrence may be associated with...

    Authors: Marie-Pierre Piccinni, Letizia Lombardelli, Federica Logiodice, Ornela Kullolli, Paola Parronchi and Sergio Romagnani

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:11

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  12. Content type: Research

    Trophoblast expressing paternal HLA-C antigens resemble a semiallograft, and could be rejected by maternal CD4+ T lymphocytes. We examined the possible role in human pregnancy of Th17 cells, known to be involv...

    Authors: Letizia Lombardelli, Federica Logiodice, Maryse Aguerre-Girr, Ornela Kullolli, Herman Haller, Ysabel Casart, Alain Berrebi, Fatima-Ezzahra L’Faqihi-Olive, Valérie Duplan, Sergio Romagnani, Enrico Maggi, Daniel Rukavina, Philippe Le Bouteiller and Marie-Pierre Piccinni

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:1

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  13. Content type: Review

    Clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM), described almost 50 years ago, is defined on the basis of still not validated criteria and characterized by skin findings almost without muscle weakness. Autoantib...

    Authors: Paola Parronchi, Anna Radice, Boaz Palterer, Francesco Liotta and Cristina Scaletti

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:22

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  14. Content type: Research

    The aetiopathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) is still unknown. The role of atopy and the concept of united airways in such patients are still a matter of debate. In this pilot stu...

    Authors: Mona-Rita Yacoub, Matteo Trimarchi, George Cremona, Sara Dal Farra, Giuseppe Alvise Ramirez, Valentina Canti, Emanuel Della Torre, Mattia Baldini, Patrizia Pignatti, Mario Bussi, Maria Grazia Sabbadini, Angelo A Manfredi and Giselda Colombo

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:23

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  15. Content type: Research

    TNF-like ligand 1A (TL1A), a recently recognized member of the TNF superfamily, and its death domain receptor 3 (DR3), firstly identified for their relevant role in T lymphocyte homeostasis, are now well-known...

    Authors: M. Facco, A. Cabrelle, F. Calabrese, A. Teramo, F. Cinetto, S. Carraro, V. Martini, F. Calzetti, N. Tamassia, M. A. Cassatella, G. Semenzato and C. Agostini

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:16

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  16. Content type: Research

    Crohn’s disease (CD) and Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are both chronic inflammatory diseases. The pathogenesis of these diseases is multifactorial, due to the interaction of genetic and environmental factors ...

    Authors: Francesco Giudici, Laura Maggi, Raffaella Santi, Lorenzo Cosmi, Cristina Scaletti, Francesco Annunziato, Gabriella Nesi, Giusi Barra, Gabrio Bassotti, Raffaele De Palma and Francesco Tonelli

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:12

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  17. Content type: Review

    Trophoblast HLA-C antigens from paternal origins, which liken the trophoblast to a semiallograft, could be presented by the maternal APCs to the specific maternal CD4+ T helper cells, which could release vario...

    Authors: Marie-Pierre Piccinni, Letizia Lombardelli, Federica Logiodice, Ornela Kullolli, Sergio Romagnani and Philippe Le Bouteiller

    Citation: Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:9

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