Ferguson JF, Xue C, Gao Y, Tian T, Shi J, Zhang X, Wang Y, Li YD, Wei Z, Li M, Zhang H, Reilly MP. Tissue-Specific Differential Expression of Novel Genes and Long Intergenic Noncoding RNAs in Humans With Extreme Response to Evoked Endotoxemia. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine. 2018 Dec;11(11). e001907. PMID: 30571184 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6309423 NIHMSID: NIHMS1507651.
Cytokine responses to activation of innate immunity differ between individuals, yet the genomic and tissue-specific transcriptomic determinants of inflammatory responsiveness are not well understood. We hypothesized that tissue-specific mRNA and long intergenic noncoding RNA (lincRNA) induction differs between individuals with divergent evoked inflammatory responses.