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Mechanisms of dendritic cell maturation induced by intracellular bacteria infection
Dendritic cells (DCs) are essential for the development of an immune response against pathogens such as Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella typhimurium. This is mostly because of their unique capacity to stimulate naïve ...
Oxidant-induced cell death in lymphocytes: mechanisms of induction and resistance
Reactive oxygen species (oxidants, oxygen radicals) produced by the phagocytic NADPH oxidase have pivotal roles in immunity. Patients lacking a functional NADPH oxidase suffer from chronic granulomatous disease, which is ...