Signalling pathways and molecular interactions of NOD1 and NOD2

@article{Strober2006SignallingPA,
  title={Signalling pathways and molecular interactions of NOD1 and NOD2},
  author={Warren Strober and Peter J. Murray and Atsushi Kitani and Tomohiro Watanabe},
  journal={Nature Reviews Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={9-20}
}
The NOD (nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain) proteins NOD1 and NOD2 have important roles in innate immunity as sensors of microbial components derived from bacterial peptidoglycan. The importance of these molecules is underscored by the fact that mutations in the gene that encodes NOD2 occur in a subpopulation of patients with Crohn's disease, and NOD1 has also been shown to participate in host defence against infection with Helicobacter pylori. Here, we focus on the molecular… 

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