Joella Xu

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Infection with either Streptococcus sanguis or Streptococcus pneumoniae type 25 causes acute pneumonitis in rats. Pneumonia caused by S. sanguis resolves over the course of 8 d, whereas pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae type 25 progresses to fibrosis. To examine the role of apoptosis in these models, we performed assays with the terminal(More)
Bisphenol A (BPA), used in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, has a widespread exposure to humans. BPA is of concern for developmental exposure resulting in immunomodulation and disease development due to its ability to cross the placental barrier and presence in breast milk. BPA can use various mechanisms to modulate the immune system and affect(More)
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