Production of IFN-β during Listeria monocytogenes Infection Is Restricted to Monocyte/Macrophage Lineage


The family of type I interferons (IFN), which consists of several IFN-α and one IFN-β, are produced not only after stimulation by viruses, but also after infection with non-viral pathogens. In the course of bacterial infections, these cytokines could be beneficial or detrimental. IFN-β is the primary member of type I IFN that initiates a cascade of IFN… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018543

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