Apolipoprotein A-I exerts bactericidal activity against Yersinia enterocolitica serotype O:3.


Apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I), the main protein component of high density lipoprotein (HDL), is well recognized for its antiatherogenic, antioxidant, and antiinflammatory properties. Here, we report a novel role for apoA-I as a host defense molecule that contributes to the complement-mediated killing of an important gastrointestinal pathogen, Gram-negative… (More)
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.249482