Chromosome 11q13, FcɛRlβ and atopic asthma

  • Chaker N. Adra
  • X.-Q. Mao
  • A. Yamasaki
  • P-S. Gao
  • Xing Yang
  • T. Shirakawa
  • J. M. Hopkin
Part of the Progress in Inflammation Research book series (PIR)


Atopy is a common disorder characterized by increased general IgE responsiveness [1]. Atopy is also an important cause of disorder in the skin (eczema), lungs (asthma), and nose (rhinitis); family studies suggest variable combinations of organ-specific clinical syndromes in individuals within atopic families [1-10].


Atopic Eczema Respir Crit Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness Atopic Asthma 183Leu Allele 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chaker N. Adra
    • 1
  • X.-Q. Mao
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. Yamasaki
    • 2
  • P-S. Gao
    • 3
  • Xing Yang
    • 1
    • 3
  • T. Shirakawa
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. M. Hopkin
    • 3
  1. 1.Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Health Promotion and Human BehaviorKyoto University Graduate School of Public HealthKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Experimental Medicine UnitUniversity of SwanseaSwanseaUK

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