opsonization

The process in which a microorganism (or other particulate material) is rendered more susceptible to phagocytosis by coating with an opsonin, a blood… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
The complement system plays an important role in the innate and acquired immune response against pathogens. It consists of more… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The process of opsonization is one of the most important biological barriers to controlled drug delivery. Injectable polymeric… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Staphylococcus aureus can cause superficial skin infections and, occasionally, deep-seated infections that entail spread through… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Deficiencies of early components of the classical complement pathway, particularly C1q, are strongly associated with… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
This article critically examines and evaluates the likely mechanisms that contribute to prolonged circulation times of sterically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Immature dendritic cells (iDCs) do not mature after uptake of apoptotic cells and may play a role in the induction of peripheral… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Phagocytosis of pathogens by macrophages initiates the innate immune response, which in turn orchestrates the adaptive response… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The major virulence determinant of group A streptococci is the ability to resist opsonization and phagocytic ingestion. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A phagocytic assay performed with human peripheral mononuclear cells and malaria-infected erythrocytes enabled the study of… (More)
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1977
1977
To study the effect of wall protein A on bacterial opsonization, phagocytosis of 10 strains of Staphylococcus aureus with high… (More)
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