Tricia D LeVan
Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
- Anticitrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) in rheumatoid arthritis: influence of an interaction between HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and a deletion polymorphism in glutathione S-transferase in a cross-sectional studyTed R Mikuls
Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Nebraska Arthritis Outcomes Research Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986270 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6270, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 12:R213. 2010..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of GSTM1-null with ACPA positivity in RA and to assess for evidence of interaction between GSTM1 and HLA-DRB1 shared epitope (SE)...
- Association between CD14 polymorphisms and serum soluble CD14 levels: effect of atopy and endotoxin inhalationTricia D LeVan
Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:434-440.e1. 2008..A prerequisite for activation of the innate immune response by endotoxin is its binding to CD14...
- Polymorphisms in the CD14 gene associated with pulmonary function in farmersTricia D LeVan
Arizona Respiratory Center and Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:773-9. 2005..Farmers experience airway obstruction, which may be attributable in part to endotoxin inhalation. CD14 is a receptor for endotoxin...
- Pesticide use and thyroid disease among women in the Agricultural Health StudyWhitney S Goldner
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE68198 3020, USA
Am J Epidemiol 171:455-64. 2010..3 (95% CI: 1.2, 4.4) and hypothyroidism. These data support a role of organochlorines, in addition to fungicides, in the etiology of thyroid disease among female spouses enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study...
- The differential effect of genetic variation on soluble CD14 levels in human plasma and milkStefano Guerra
Arizona Respiratory Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ 85724 5030, USA
Am J Reprod Immunol 52:204-11. 2004..The protein CD14 is a pattern recognition receptor for bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Whether genetic variation has the same influence on soluble CD14 (sCD14) levels in human plasma and milk remains to be determined...
- Vapor, dust, and smoke exposure in relation to adult-onset asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms: the Singapore Chinese Health StudyTricia D LeVan
Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Am J Epidemiol 163:1118-28. 2006..These data support the role of occupational exposures in the etiology of respiratory illness in a population-based cohort in Singapore with a low prevalence of atopic illness...
- Systemic responsiveness to lipopolysaccharide and polymorphisms in the toll-like receptor 4 gene in human beingsOlivier Michel
Clinic of Allergology and Respiratory Diseases, CHU Saint Pierre ULB, Brussels, Belgium
J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:923-9. 2003..The response to lipopolysaccharide exposure is highly variable and might be a result of genetic diversity between individuals. The toll-like receptor 4 (TLR-4) is the principal receptor for lipopolysacharide...