Iram Liaqat et al.
Brazilian journal of microbiology : [publication of the Brazilian Society for Microbiology], 43(3), 969-980 (2012-07-01)
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strains are leading causes of childhood diarrhea in developing countries. Adhesion is the first step in pathogenesis of ETEC infections and ETEC pili designated colonization factor antigens (CFAs) are believed to be important in the biofim...
Daisuke Tomida et al.
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 52(6), 3193-3199 (2011-02-08)
To study the effect of heparin on the development of laser-induced choroidal neovascularization (CNV) and to assess the underlying molecular mechanisms. Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) was conducted by intravenous injection of green fluorescence protein (GFP)-labeled bone marrow cells (1 ×...
K A Brogden et al.
Infection and immunity, 67(8), 4256-4259 (1999-07-23)
Affinity-purified rabbit polyclonal (PAB96-1) and mouse monoclonal (1G9-1C2) antibodies to synthetic H-DDDDDDD-OH, an antimicrobial anionic peptide (AP) originally isolated from ovine pulmonary surfactant, were prepared and used to assess the concentrations of AP-like molecules in human respiratory tract samples. In...
Raul Bettencourt et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology, 152(2), 278-289 (2008-12-02)
The interaction between microorganisms and host defense mechanisms is a decisive factor for the survival of marine bivalves. They rely on cell-mediated and humoral reactions to overcome the pathogens that naturally occur in the marine environment. In order to understand...
A sensitive cell-based assay for the detection of residual infectious West Nile virus.
Koldijk, M.H., et al.
Vaccine, 25, 39-39 (2007)