The new coronavirus

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A limited selection of recent publications in high impact journals to which researchers at KI have contributed.

Defective gene on the X chromosome behind severe COVID-19 in men
X-linked recessive TLR7 deficiency in ~1% of men under 60 years old with life-threatening COVID-19, Asano T et al, Science Immunology, August 2021

Autoantibodies against type I interferons may explain 20% of COVID-19 related deaths
Autoantibodies neutralizing type I IFNs are present in ~4% of uninfected individuals over 70 years old and account for ~20% of COVID-19 deaths, Bastard P et al, Science Immunology, August 2021

Lectins may reduce SARS-CoV-2 variants infectivity
Identification of lectin receptors for conserved SARS-CoV-2 glycosylation sites, Mirazimi A et al, EMBO Journal, augusti 2021

Declined incidence of celiac disease despite more intestinal biopsies
Two waves of celiac disease incidence in Sweden: a nationwide population-based cohort study from 1990-2015, Bergman D et al, GUT, July 2021.

New method to analyse direct cell-cell interaction in tissue
An unsupervised method for physical cell interaction profiling of complex tissues, Andrews N et al, Nature Methods, July 2021.

Challenges and opportunities for treatment of PCOS
Epigenetic inheritance of polycystic ovary syndrome – challenges and opportunities for treatment, Stener-Victorin E, Deng Q, Nature Reviews Endocrinology, July 2021.

Increased mortality among children and young adults with fatty liver
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children and young adults is associated with increased long-term mortality, Simon TG et al, Journal of Hepatology, July 2021.

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