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Biochem Soc Trans (2021) 49 (2): 881–891.
Published: 16 April 2021
..., virulence and immune response mechanisms. Mammalian EVs play an increasingly recognised role to fight infection, yet may also be commandeered to disseminate pathogens and enhance infection. EVs released by bacterial pathogens may deliver toxins to host cells, signalling molecules and new DNA to other...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (1): 1–14.
Published: 12 February 2020
... clinical and preclinical research contributed to a better understanding of pathophysiology of sepsis. The dysregulated host response in sepsis is complex, with both pathogen-related factors contributing to disease, as well as immune-cell mediated inflammatory responses that can lead to adverse outcomes...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2014) 42 (6): 1720–1727.
Published: 17 November 2014
...Brian Henderson We are rapidly returning to a world in which bacterial infections are a major health issue. Pathogenic bacteria are able to colonize and cause pathology due to the possession of virulence factors such as adhesins, invasins, evasins and toxins. These are generally specifically...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (2): 475–490.
Published: 21 March 2013
... groups of pathogens have evolved mechanisms to avoid killing by phagocytic cells. The present review discusses a key innate immune cell, the macrophage, and highlights the myriad mechanisms microbes have established to escape phagocytic killing. Phagocytosis is arguably one of the most important...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (1): 84–88.
Published: 29 January 2013
... that this modification plays a critical role for pathogens of all kinds and at multiple steps of their life cycle. The present review examines the involvement of S-palmitoylation in infection by viruses, bacteria and parasites and illustrates how pathogens have evolved to manipulate the host palmitoylation machinery...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2010) 38 (6): 1417–1419.
Published: 24 November 2010
... mechanisms involved in the delivery of material to the lysosome. However, successful intracellular pathogens often have a better grip on the mechanisms involved in delivery to the lysosome and can manipulate membrane trafficking pathways to create an intracellular environment that is favourable...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2008) 36 (6): 1487–1490.
Published: 19 November 2008
...Kazue Takahashi MBL (mannose-binding lectin) is a pattern recognition molecule and a component of innate immunity, the first line of the host defence system against foreign bodies and pathogens. MBL deficiency is common in humans and has been associated with immunodeficiency. We have generated...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2008) 36 (6): 1467–1471.
Published: 19 November 2008
... regulator of adaptive immune responses and its emerging role as an induced macrophage pattern-recognition molecule for sialylated pathogens, especially enveloped viruses. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (email p.r.crocker@dundee.ac.uk ). 29 8 2008 © The Authors Journal...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (4): 867–872.
Published: 01 August 2005
... organisms including human. Other transport systems and TCSs are unique to bacteria and critical for growth of pathogenic organisms during infection; the availability of the purified active protein may then be useful for discovery of novel antibacterials. Table 1 Examples of 34 overexpressed proteins...