Previously, scientists have always thought that BTK is important primarily in antibody production due to observations made of an inherited genetic disorder in humans called X-linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA).
What does XLA stand for?
XLA stands for X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The first immune deficiency was identified in 1952 by Ogden Bruton and was named X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia or sometimes known as Burton's Agammaglobulinemia.
A 16-year-old came in and said, 'My brother has X-linked agammaglobulinemia.
X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA) XLA, one of the first primary immunodeficiency disorders described in humans, is the prototypic example of the protective role of humoral immunity against common bacterial pathogens (84).