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Pro-atherogenic lung and oral pathogens induce an inflammatory response in human and mouse mast cells
A broad variety of microbes are present in atherosclerotic plaques and chronic bacterial infection increases the risk of atherosclerosis by mechanisms that have remained vague. One possible mechanismExpand
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Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus downregulates FCER1 and HRH4 expression in human mast cells.
AIM To investigate the effects of four probiotic bacteria and their combination on human mast cell gene expression using microarray analysis. METHODS Human peripheral-blood-derived mast cells wereExpand
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Effects of probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Propionibacterium freudenreichii ssp. shermanii JS supplementation on intestinal and systemic markers of inflammation in ApoE*3Leiden mice
A high-fat diet disturbs the composition and function of the gut microbiota and generates local gut-associated and also systemic responses. Intestinal mast cells, for their part, secrete mediatorsExpand
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Emergence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae during the years 2000 and 2004 in Helsinki, Finland.
The molecular epidemiology of 33 Escherichia coli and 81 Klebsiella pneumoniae extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing healthcare-associated and community-acquired isolates collected in theExpand
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