Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Vaali, Kirsi Kaarina"
Comparison between Ovalbumin and Ovalbumin Peptide 323-339 Responses in Allergic Mice: Humoral and Cellular Aspects Sun, Li-Zhi; Elsayed, S.; Aasen, T. B.; Van Do, T.; Aardal, N. P.; Florvaag, E.; Vaali, Kirsi Kaarina (Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2010)Ovalbumin (OVA) is widely used in allergy research. OVA peptide 323-339 has been reported to be responsible for 25–35% of isolated BALB ⁄ c mouse T-cell response to intact OVA. An investigation of whether OVA and ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Food allergy alters jejunal circular muscle contractility and induces local inflammatory cytokine expression in a mouse model Valeur, Jørgen; Lappalainen, Jani; Rita, Hannu; Lin, Aung Htun; Kovanen, Petri T.; Berstad, Arnold; Eklund, Kari K.; Vaali, Kirsi Kaarina (BioMed Central, 2009-05-18)Background: We hypothesized that food allergy causes a state of non-specific jejunal dysmotility. This was tested in a mouse model. Methods: Balb/c mice were epicutaneously sensitized with ovalbumin and challenged with ...Journal articlePeer reviewed