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The insider's guide to leukocyte integrin signalling and function
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This Review focuses on the integrin lymphocyte function-associated antigen 1 (LFA1), which is expressed by T cells, and explores how disparate signalling pathways synergize to regulate LFA1 activity. Expand
Thrombospondin cooperates with CD36 and the vitronectin receptor in macrophage recognition of neutrophils undergoing apoptosis.
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Newly defined roles for TSP and CD36 in phagocytic clearance of senescent neutrophils, which may limit inflammatory tissue injury and promote resolution are indicated. Expand
A CXCL1 Paracrine Network Links Cancer Chemoresistance and Metastasis
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A network of paracrine signals between carcinoma, myeloid, and endothelial cells that drives both processes in breast cancer is uncovered, and a mechanism linking chemoresistance and metastasis, with opportunities for intervention is provided. Expand
Divalent cation regulation of the function of the leukocyte integrin LFA-1
The integrin lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 (LFA-1) expressed on T cells serves as a useful model for analysis of leukocyte integrin functional activity. We have assessed the role ofExpand
Reversal of the TCR Stop Signal by CTLA-4
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It is shown that CTLA-4 increases T cell motility and overrides the T cell receptor (TCR)–induced stop signal required for stable conjugate formation between T cells and antigen-presenting cells, which suggests a fundamentally different model of reverse stop signaling. Expand
Rap1A positively regulates T cells via integrin activation rather than inhibiting lymphocyte signaling
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It is found that, far from playing an inhibitory role during T cell activation, Rap1A positively influences T cells by augmenting lymphocyte responses and directing integrin activation. Expand
LFA-1–mediated Adhesion Is Regulated by Cytoskeletal Restraint and by a Ca2+-dependent Protease, Calpain
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Methods of leukocyte stimulation that cause Ca2+ fluxes induce LFA-1 adhesion by regulation of calpain activity are proposed, suggesting a mechanism whereby engagement of the TCR could promote adhesion strengthening at an early stage of interaction with an antigen-presenting cell. Expand
T cell adhesion to intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) is controlled by cell spreading and the activation of integrin LFA-1.
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This study compares two well known protocols for inducing T cell LFA-1 mediated adhesion to intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM)-1 and uses a third method by stimulation of T cells through the TCR/CD3 complex. Expand
GDF-15 is an inhibitor of leukocyte integrin activation required for survival after myocardial infarction in mice
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GDF-15 is the first cytokine identified as an inhibitor of PMN recruitment by direct interference with chemokine signaling and integrin activation, and loss of this anti-inflammatory mechanism leads to fatal cardiac rupture after myocardial infarction. Expand
T-cell integrins: more than just sticking points
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T-cell integrins can also signal, and the pathways dedicated to the migratory activity of T cells have been the most investigated so far. Expand
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