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  • Promoter variation in the DC-SIGN–Encoding Gene CD209 is associated with tuberculosis 

    Barreiro, Luis B.; Neyrolles, Olivier; Babb, Chantal L.; Tailleux, Ludovic; Quach, Helene; McElreavey, Ken; Van Helden, Paul D.; Hoal, Eileen G.; Gicquel, Brigitte; Quintana-Murci, Lluis (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2006-01)
    Background Tuberculosis, which is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, remains one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. The C-type lectin DC-SIGN is known to be the major M. tuberculosis receptor on human ...