Toll-like receptor 9 polymorphism in patients with erythema multiforme, Stevens Johnson syndrome and Stevens Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap syndrome


Turan H., Bulbul B. E., Yakut T., Karkucak M., Tunali S., Saricaoglu H.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.112, no.5, pp.260-263, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 112 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-263
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: "Toll like receptor" (TLR) 9 functions in stepping in of native immune system against different viral and bacterial pathogens and induction of adaptive immune response effectively. TLR 9 gene polymorphism makes host predisposed to microbial pathogens by affecting the functional capabilities of the receptor.