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Abstract Title:

Prenatal phthalate exposure associates with low regulatory T cell numbers and atopic dermatitis in early childhood - results from the LINA mother-child study.

Abstract Source:

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Nov 5. Epub 2016 Aug 5. PMID: 27826096

Abstract Author(s):

Gunda Herberth, Arkadiusz Pierzchalski, Ralph Feltens, Mario Bauer, Stefan Röder, Sven Olek, Denise Hinz, Michael Borte, Martin von Bergen, Irina Lehmann,

Article Affiliation:

Gunda Herberth


Exposure to high concentrations of the phthalate metabolite mono-isobutyl phthalate (MiBP) in the prenatal period is a risk factor for atopic dermatitis in early childhood, presumably by inhibiting the development of regulatory T cells.

Study Type : Human Study

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