• Anti-Interferon Autoantibodies in Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy Syndrome Type 1 

      Meager, Anthony; Visvalingam, Kumuthini; Peterson, Pärt; Murumägi, Astrid (Tay); Krohn, Kai (Tay) (2006)
      Background The autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene influences thymic self-tolerance induction. In autoimmune polyendocrinopathy syndrome type 1 (APS1; OMIM 240300), recessive AIRE mutations lead to autoimmunity targetting ...
    • Transcriptional analysis reveals gender-specific changes in the aging of the human immune system 

      Marttila, Saara; Jylhävä, Juulia; Nevalainen, Tapio; Nykter, Matti; Jylhä, Marja; Hervonen, Antti; Tserel, Liina; Peterson, Pärt; Hurme, Mikko (2013)
      Aging and gender have a strong influence on the functional capacity of the immune system. In general, the immune response in females is stronger than that in males, but there is scant information about the effect of aging ...