Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle induces differential expression of prolactin receptor isoforms in macrophages.

Abstract

Prolactin receptor (PRLr) is a member of the cytokine receptor superfamily 1 showing tissue specific structural diversity. Expression of PRLr isoforms in lymphoid tissues has been associated with immunomodulatory function of prolactin. Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is characterized by chronic inflammation caused by the persistent infection of lymphoid tissues… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cimid.2013.09.001

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