Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
- Polymorphism R62W results in resistance of CD23 to enzymatic cleavage in cultured cellsJ F Meng
1Pediatric Immunology Research Department, Children s Mercy Hospital School of Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA
Genes Immun 8:215-23. 2007..These results indicate that R62W influences the stability of membrane CD23 molecules due to possibly diminished N-glycosylation...
- Identity of the fungal species present in the homes of asthmatic childrenJ Meng
Department of Pediatric Immunology Research, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Clin Exp Allergy 42:1448-58. 2012..Indoor fungal species vary both in taxa and concentration in different residences and in different regions...
- Asthma-related SNP in FCER2 is associated with increased expression of IL-4R on human B cellsM A Chan
Department of Pediatric Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Int J Immunogenet 38:533-8. 2011..Our data suggest that the SNP may favour increased IgE production through increased responsiveness to IL-4 in patients possessing this genotype...