Evidence of an association between mannose binding lectin codon 54 polymorphism and adenoidectomy and/or tonsillectomy in children


Koturoglu G. , Onay H. , MİDİLLİ R., PEHLIVAN S., EREN E., ITIRLI G., et al.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, cilt.71, ss.1157-1161, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2007.05.004
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1157-1161

Özet

Mannose binding lectin (MBL) is a calcium-dependent lectin that plays an important role innate immunity by activating the complement pathway. There have been a number of studies describing an association between the MBL genotype and disease susceptibility.