Jörg Arnoldi

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Several bacterial pathogens of medical importance are able to persist and replicate inside host mononuclear phagocytes. Protective immunity depends on specific T lymphocytes that induce granulomatous lesions at the sites of bacterial multiplication. Listeria monocytogenes is an intracellular pathogen that replicates inside mononuclear phagocytes and(More)
After intradermal infection of mice with the obligatory intracellular parasite Leishmania major, Langerhans cells (LC) are intimately involved in the induction of the primary T-cell immune response. LC can phagocytose Leishmania and transport ingested parasites from the infected skin to the regional lymph nodes. Since TNFa and IL-1/3 have been shown to(More)
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