Daniel Rüssing

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The cerebral endothelium is involved both in regulating the influx of immune cells into the brain and in modifying immunological reactions within the CNS. A number of human pathogens may cause encephalitis or meningitis when this important protective barrier is impaired. We have previously shown that interferon-gamma activated human brain microvascular(More)
Genital herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a significant clinical problem. Infection in pregnancy may result in disseminated infection of the newborn with encephalitis. We analyzed the antiviral effects induced by interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) in cervix carcinoma cells (HeLa) and astrocytoma cells (86HG39). We(More)
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