Search for dissertations about: "Manijeh Vafa Homann"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Manijeh Vafa Homann.

  1. 1. Human genetic factors involved in immunity to Plasmodium falciparum infection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Wenner-Grens institut för experimentell biologi

    Author : Manijeh Vafa Homann; Marita Troye-Blomberg; Marcel Hommel; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Plasmodium falciparum; Malaria; Immunity; Ethnic groups; Mali; Senegal; Genetic factors; IL-4; IL-10; Polymorphism; MOI; RBC variants; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Immunology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Immunologi; immunologi; Immunology;

    Abstract : This study investigated the associations between IL-4 -590 C/T and IL-10 -1087 A/G polymorphisms and malariometric indexes in the Fulani and the Dogon ethnic groups living in sympatry in Mali and differing in susceptibility to malaria. The correlations between antibodies level and parasitological data as well as splenomegaly were assessed. READ MORE