Klebsiella pneumoniae glycoprotein RU-41740 enhances resistance of mice against Mycoplasma arthritidis-induced arthritis.

  title={Klebsiella pneumoniae glycoprotein RU-41740 enhances resistance of mice against Mycoplasma arthritidis-induced arthritis.},
  author={Evangelia Kaklamani and Yvonni Koumantaki and D. Karalis and M. Rommain and Pierre Smets and P. Kaklamanis and C. Caroline Blackwell and Donald Mackay Weir},
  journal={FEMS microbiology immunology},
  volume={3 4},
The effect of a purified glycoprotein extract from Klebsiella pneumoniae with non-specific immunostimulating properties (RU 41740) on the development and course of mycoplasma arthritis was investigated. Male A/J mice aged 2-3 months were given RU-41740 either intraperitoneally (i.p.) or orally prior to injection with Mycoplasma arthritidis. RU-41740 injected i.p. at 0.1 mg kg-1 or given orally at 1 mg kg-1 prior to the infection and subsequently on alternate days enhanced the resistance of mice… 
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