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Distinct CD55 Isoform Synthesis and Inhibition of Complement-Dependent Cytolysis by Hepatitis C Virus
CD55/DAF, one of the regulators of complement activation, is known to limit excess complement activation on the host cell surface by accelerating the decay of C3 convertase. We reported previouslyExpand
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Bee Venom Alleviates Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms through the Upregulation of Decay-Accelerating Factor (DAF/CD55)
Bee venom (BV)—a complex mixture of peptides and toxic proteins including phospholipase A2 and melittin—promotes blood clotting. In this study, we investigated the anti-atopic properties of BV andExpand
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Cells and Their Inhibitors Metalloproteinases of IL-2-Activated NK Secreted and Membrane-Associated Matrix
Hokland and Ronald H. GoldfarbNannmark, Per H. Basse, Peter J. K. Kuppen, Marianne E. Myoung H. Kim, Richard P. Kitson, Per Albertsson, Ulfhttp://www.jimmunol.org/content/164/11/5883J Immunol€2000;Expand
jmbReview Lipoteichoic Acid Isolated from Weissella cibaria Increases Cytokine Production in Human Monocyte-Like THP-1 Cells and Mouse
Lipoteichoic acid (LTA) is a cell wall component of grampositive bacteria. The structure of LTA is different in every species [29]. However, most LTA is composed of long phosphate chains andExpand