Niamh Curran

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Toll-like receptors (TLRs) act as primary sensors of the immune system by recognizing specific microbial motifs and inducing proinflammatory genes that facilitate innate and adaptive immunity. TLRs regulate gene expression by activating transcription factors, such as NF-κB and interferon-regulatory factors. Dysregulation of these pathways can lead to(More)
R(+)WIN 55,212-2 is a synthetic cannabinoid that controls disease progression in models of multiple sclerosis. This is associated with its ability to reduce migration of leukocytes into the central nervous system. Because leukocyte migration is dependent on induction of adhesion molecules and chemokines by pro-inflammatory cytokines, we examined the effects(More)
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