Opisthorchis viverrini excretory/secretory products induce toll-like receptor 4 upregulation and production of interleukin 6 and 8 in cholangiocyte.

Abstract

Biliary tract infection with the Group I carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini is associated with severe inflammation leading to cholangiocarcinoma--a major biliary cancer in Southeast Asia. However, mechanism(s) by which the liver fluke induces host mucosal immune/inflammatory responses is unclear. In the present study we address whether a normal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2010.09.008

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@article{Ninlawan2010OpisthorchisVE, title={Opisthorchis viverrini excretory/secretory products induce toll-like receptor 4 upregulation and production of interleukin 6 and 8 in cholangiocyte.}, author={Kantima Ninlawan and Steve P O'Hara and Patrick L. Splinter and Puangrat Yongvanit and Sasithorn Kaewkes and Arpa Surapaitoon and Nicholas F. LaRusso and Banchob Sripa}, journal={Parasitology international}, year={2010}, volume={59 4}, pages={616-21} }