Emma E Thompson
Affiliation: University of Chicago
Thompson E, Haller G, Pinto J, Sun Y, Zelano B, Jacob S, et al
. Sequence variations at the human leukocyte antigen-linked olfactory receptor cluster do not influence female preferences for male odors. Hum Immunol. 2010;71:100-3 pubmed publisher
..Our results indicate that OR alleles in the genes surveyed are not in linkage disequilibrium with HLA variation and do not explain the previous findings of HLA-associated odor preference. ..
Thompson E, Myers R, Du G, Aydelotte T, Tisler C, Stern D, et al
. Maternal microchimerism protects against the development of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132:39-44 pubmed publisher
..029). Neither maternal asthma nor sex of the child was a significant predictor of MMc in the child (PÂ =Â .81 and .15, respectively). Our results suggest for the first time that MMc may protect against the development of asthma. ..
Thompson E, Pan L, Ostrovnaya I, Weiss L, Gern J, Lemanske R, et al
. Integrin beta 3 genotype influences asthma and allergy phenotypes in the first 6 years of life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007;119:1423-9 pubmed
..ITGB3 may play an important role in the development of asthma and allergy and may represent a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of these disorders. ..