Immunologic activity of schistosomal and bacterial TLR2 ligands in Gabonese children.

@article{Retra2008ImmunologicAO,
  title={Immunologic activity of schistosomal and bacterial TLR2 ligands in Gabonese children.},
  author={Kim Retra and Elly Van Riet and Ay{\^o}la A. Adegnika and Bart Everts and S van Geest and Peter Gottfried Kremsner and Jaap J. van Hellemond and Desir{\'e}e van der Kleij and Aloysius G. M. Tielens and Maria Yazdanbakhsh},
  journal={Parasite immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={39-46}
}
Schistosomes carry lipid moieties that interact with the immune system. To understand the consequence of interactions in terms of polarizing the cytokine profiles, the effect of two Toll-like receptor-2 (TLR2) activating schistosomal lipid fractions was studied on whole blood from Gabonese children living in a schistosomiasis endemic area. One fraction… CONTINUE READING