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(2017-01-20)Bicomponent pore-forming leukocidins are a family of potent toxins secreted by Staphylococcus aureus, which target white blood cells preferentially and consist of an S- and an F-component. The S-component recognizes a ...
Evaluation of the microenvironment and immune function in histiocytic sarcoma, a tumour of dendritic cells (2018-07-20)Canine histiocytic sarcoma (HS) is a highly aggressive tumour of histiocytic origin and it accounts for up to 50% of malignant tumours in flatcoated retrievers (FCR). Effective treatment has yet to be found, and prognosis ...
(2018-07-21)The afflictions suffered by immunocompromised individuals have historically been attributed to overt infections caused by bacterial and fungal pathogens. For this reason, treatment methods have focused on resolving these ...