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Feng Li et al.
Immunologic research, 61(3), 269-280 (2015-01-01)
Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune heterogeneous disorder. Excessive activated CD4(+) T effector cells (Teffs) and compromised regulatory T cells (Tregs) were reported in ITP patients, yet little is known about the mechanisms. Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is an important regulatory
R D Estensen
Journal of experimental pathology, 1(2), 71-77 (1984-01-01)
Tumor promoters act on carcinogen-initiated tissues to cause phenotypic expression of malignancy. Phorbol ester tumor promoters, like hormones, act on cells and tissues at nanomolar concentrations, often producing "physiological" effects. These promoters also act on cells to produce what appear
Mengyuan Liu et al.
Cancer immunology research, 9(5), 542-553 (2021-03-03)
Type I IFNs are implicated in tumor immunogenicity and response to systemic therapy, but their interaction with oncogene signaling is not well understood. Here, we studied oncogenic KIT, which drives gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), the most common sarcoma. Using mouse
Tue Kruse Rasmussen et al.
Arthritis research & therapy, 17, 154-154 (2015-06-10)
Interleukin (IL)-21 is a key cytokine in autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by its regulation of autoantibody production and inflammatory responses. The objective of this study is to investigate the signaling capacity of IL-21 in T and
E Seccareccia et al.
Oncogenesis, 3, e116-e116 (2014-08-19)
The factors that determine the ability of metastatic tumor cells to expand and grow in specific secondary site(s) are not yet fully understood. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) were identified as potential regulators of the site-specificity of metastasis. We found that lung
Heng Chi et al.
Fish & shellfish immunology, 47(1), 321-330 (2015-09-15)
The interleukin (IL)-17 cytokine family participates in the regulation of many cellular functions. In the present study, we analyzed the genomic structure, expression, and promoter activity of four IL-17 members from the teleost fish tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis), i.e. CsIL-17C
Ariel Finkielsztein et al.
Immunology letters, 163(1), 84-95 (2014-12-03)
Platelets, like stromal cells, present antigen only via MHC class I, but the immune potential of their progenitors has not been explored in humans. We derived CD34(+)CD117(+)CD41(+)CD151(+) megakaryocyte progenitors (MKp) in vitro from mobilized peripheral blood hematopoietic stem and progenitor
Peitao Zhou et al.
Frontiers in cell and developmental biology, 8, 56-56 (2020-03-03)
Macrophage-orchestrated chronic inflammation plays an important role in cardiovascular disease, including accelerating the development of calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD). M1 and M2 macrophage polarization imbalances can alter intensity of inflammatory responses. Recombinant human interleukin 37 (IL-37) could be involved
Kyle L O'Hagan et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 195(11), 5272-5284 (2015-11-01)
NKT cells constitute a small population of T cells developed in the thymus that produce large amounts of cytokines and chemokines in response to lipid Ags. Signaling through the Vα14-Jα18 TCR instructs commitment to the NKT cell lineage, but the
Katherine G MacDonald et al.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 135(4), 946--946- (2015-02-14)
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. Pathologic conversion of regulatory T (Treg) cells into inflammatory cytokine-producing cells is thought to be an important step in the progression of autoimmunity, but
Yongliang Yao et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, 8(5), 4545-4554 (2015-07-21)
MicroRNA-155 plays an important role in the inflammatory response macrophages, while present studies identified that miR-155 was up-expressed in gastritis induced by Helicobacter pylori. We found that miR-155 was over expressed in macrophages infected with H. pylori in vivo or
Seong Bum Kim et al.
Journal of neuroinflammation, 12, 216-216 (2015-11-26)
Japanese encephalitis (JE), a neuroinflammation caused by zoonotic JE virus, is the major cause of viral encephalitis worldwide and poses an increasing threat to global health and welfare. To date, however, there has been no report describing the regulation of
Weiwei Zhang et al.
Parasites & vectors, 8, 37-37 (2015-01-22)
Schistosomiasis is a chronic parasitic disease that affects approximately 200 million people. In Schistosomiasis japonica and mansoni, parasite eggs were trapped in host liver and stimulated the CD4(+)T cell responses to regulate the formation of the granulomas. Subsequently, excessive granulomatous
David J Huss et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 194(1), 84-92 (2014-11-25)
Regulatory T cells (Tregs) mediate immune tolerance to self and depend on IL-2 for homeostasis. Treg deficiency, dysfunction, and instability are implicated in the pathogenesis of numerous autoimmune diseases. There is considerable interest in therapeutic modulation of the IL-2 pathway
Michael C Brown et al.
Journal of virology, 88(22), 13135-13148 (2014-09-05)
Protein synthesis, the most energy-consuming process in cells, responds to changing physiologic priorities, e.g., upon mitogen- or stress-induced adaptations signaled through the mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs). The prevailing status of protein synthesis machinery is a viral pathogenesis factor, particularly for
Rodrigo Liberal et al.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 62(3), 863-875 (2015-05-09)
Defective immune regulation plays a permissive role enabling effector cells to initiate and perpetuate tissue damage, eventually resulting in autoimmune disease. Numerical and functional regulatory T-cell (Treg) impairment has been previously reported in autoimmune liver disease (AILD; including autoimmune hepatitis
Ju Han Song et al.
International journal of oncology, 44(3), 970-976 (2014-01-09)
All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) is one of the most useful drugs in the treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), but its adverse effects, which include drug resistance and hypercalcemia are obstacles to achieving complete remission. Our previous study showed that
Priyanka Gaur et al.
Clinical immunology (Orlando, Fla.), 161(2), 163-169 (2015-08-06)
Enthesitis related arthritis (ERA) is associated with increased frequency of Th17 cells and synovial fluid (SF) IL-17 levels. Natural killer (NK) and gamma delta T cells have been recently shown to produce IL-17, thus we studied the NK and gamma
Matthew J Gold et al.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 136(3), 725-736 (2015-03-10)
Inpp5d (Src homology 2 domain-containing inositol-5-phosphatase [Ship1])-deficient mice experience spontaneous airway inflammation and have enhanced sensitivity to allergen-induced airway inflammation. We hypothesized that lineage-specific deletion of Ship1 expression in cells known to be crucial for adaptive TH2 responses would uncover
Béatrice Gagnaire et al.
Ecotoxicology (London, England), 24(1), 215-231 (2014-10-29)
To characterize environmental risks linked to former uranium mines in the Limousin region of France, a study was conducted on fish health effects from uranium releases. Two private ponds were compared in this study, one with uranium contamination and one
Xiaoya Wang et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 16, 81-93 (2015-02-03)
Elastin, a main component of decellularized extracellular matrices and elastin-containing materials, has been used for tissue engineering applications due to their excellent biocompatibility. However, elastin is easily calcified, leading to the decrease of life span for elastin-based substitutes. How to
Nicolas Prevot et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 194(1), 223-230 (2014-11-19)
The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) senses and incorporates different environmental cues via the two signaling complexes mTOR complex 1 (mTORC1) and mTORC2. As a result, mTOR controls cell growth and survival, and also shapes different effector functions of the
Jhih-Jia Jhang et al.
Cellular & molecular immunology, 12(4), 424-434 (2014-08-12)
Gouty arthritis is an inflammatory disease that is caused by an accumulation of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals in the joints. MSU is capable of activating the nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-like receptor pyrin domain containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome, leading to interleukin-1β (IL-1β)
Eric D LoVullo et al.
Journal of bacteriology, 197(10), 1705-1715 (2015-03-11)
The processing of lipoproteins (Lpps) in Gram-negative bacteria is generally considered an essential pathway. Mature lipoproteins in these bacteria are triacylated, with the final fatty acid addition performed by Lnt, an apolipoprotein N-acyltransferase. The mature lipoproteins are then sorted by
Differential effect of bryostatin 1 and phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate on HOP-92 cell proliferation is mediated by down-regulation of protein kinase Cdelta
Choi SH, et al.
Cancer Research, 66(14), 7261-7269 (2006)
Nadège Grabowski et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 482(1-2), 75-83 (2014-12-03)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the toxicity of a series of poly(lactide-co-glycolic) (PLGA) nanoparticles on human-like THP-1 macrophages. Positively-, negatively-charged and neutral nanoparticles (200 nm) were prepared using chitosan (CS), poloxamer 188 (PF68) and poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA)
Kirsten A Kulcsar et al.
Journal of virology, 89(16), 8280-8291 (2015-06-05)
Susceptibility to alphavirus encephalomyelitis is dependent on a variety of factors, including the genetic background of the host. Neuroadapted Sindbis virus (NSV) causes uniformly fatal disease in adult C57BL/6 (B6) mice, but adult BALB/c (Bc) mice recover from infection. In
Norman Sachs et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 134(1), 221-228 (2013-06-25)
Altered expression of the tetraspanin CD151 is associated with skin tumorigenesis; however, whether CD151 is causally involved in the tumorigenic process is not known. To evaluate its role in tumor formation, we subjected epidermis-specific Cd151 knockout mice to chemical skin
Katarzyna A Broniowska et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(51), 36567-36578 (2013-11-07)
The purpose of this study was to determine the reactive species that is responsible for cytokine-mediated β-cell death. Inhibitors of inducible nitric oxide synthase prevent this death, and addition of exogenous nitric oxide using donors induces β-cell death. The reaction
Andrew K Hastings et al.
Journal of virology, 89(8), 4405-4420 (2015-02-06)
Type I IFN signaling, which is initiated through activation of the alpha interferon receptor (IFNAR), regulates the expression of proteins that are crucial contributors to immune responses. Paramyxoviruses, including human metapneumovirus (HMPV), have evolved mechanisms to inhibit IFNAR signaling, but
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