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Human cathelicidin CAP18/LL-37 changes mast cell function toward innate immunity.
The antimicrobial peptide LL-37 is generated from skin keratinocytes during infection of Gram-negative bacteria and exerts a microbicidal effect. LL-37 also causes functional changes in mast cells.Expand
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Bacterial components regulate the expression of Toll-like receptor 4 on human mast cells
Abstract.Objectives and design:The aim of this study was to investigate whether the exposure of mast cells (MCs) to bacterial components affects the expression of Toll-like receptor (TLR) 4, and toExpand
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