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The pattern recognition receptors Nod1 and Nod2 account for neutrophil recruitment to the lungs of mice infected with Legionella pneumophila
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2010)
The intracellular bacterium Legionella pneumophila induces a severe form of pneumonia called Legionnaires diseases, which is characterized by a strong neutrophil (NE) infiltrate to the lungs of infected individuals. Although ...
Pore Formation Triggered by Legionella spp. Is an Nlrc4 Inflammasome-Dependent Host Cell Response That Precedes Pyroptosis
(AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY, 2010)
Legionella pneumophila, the etiological agent of Legionnaires disease, is known to trigger pore formation in bone marrow-derived macrophages (BMMs) by mechanisms dependent on the type IVB secretion system known as Dot/Icm. ...