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  1. CD146 is a well described homotypic adhesion molecule found on endothelial cells and a limited number of other cell types. In cells from the peripheral circulation, CD146 has also been reported to be on activa...

    Authors: Mohamed F Elshal, Sameena S Khan, Nalini Raghavachari, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Jennifer Barb, James J Bailey, Peter J Munson, Michael A Solomon, Robert L Danner and J Philip McCoy Jr
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2007 8:29
  2. Para-phenylenediamine (PPD) is the main allergen causing adverse reactions to hair dyes and a frequent cause of occupational-related skin sensitization among hairdressers and beauticians. The immunologic mecha...

    Authors: Valentina Bordignon, Francesca Palamara, Giorgia Altomonte, Isabella Sperduti, Mario Pietravalle, Claudia Cavallotti, Paola Cordiali-Fei, Maria Pia Fuggetta, Antonio Cristaudo and Fabrizio Ensoli
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:4
  3. Macrophages are crucial players in a variety of inflammatory responses to environmental cues. However, it has been widely reported that macrophages cause chronic inflammation and are involved in a variety of d...

    Authors: Yuta Sugiyama, Yukari Hiraiwa, Yuichiro Hagiya, Motowo Nakajima, Tohru Tanaka and Shun-ichiro Ogura
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:41
  4. Patients experiencing large thermal injuries are susceptible to opportunistic infections that can delay recovery and lead to sepsis. Dendritic cells (DC) are important for the detection of pathogens and activa...

    Authors: Leon Bae, Julia K. Bohannon, Weihua Cui, Monika Vinish and Tracy Toliver-Kinsky
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18:9
  5. Coccidioidomycosis or Valley fever is caused by a highly virulent fungal pathogen: Coccidioides posadasii or immitis. Vaccine development against Coccidioides is of contemporary interest because a large number of...

    Authors: Prachi Vilekar, Vibhudutta Awasthi, Pallavi Lagisetty, Catherine King, Nathan Shankar and Shanjana Awasthi
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2010 11:60
  6. Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA) is a highly attenuated strain of vaccinia virus (VV) that has lost approximately 15% of the VV genome, along with the ability to replicate in most mammalian cells. It has demonst...

    Authors: Luzheng Liu, Rahul Chavan and Mark B Feinberg
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2008 9:15
  7. Hantaviruses are emerging zoonotic pathogens which cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, an immune-mediated pathogenesis is discussed. The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of TGF-β e...

    Authors: Mahmoud Sadeghi, Imad Lahdou, Jakob Ettinger, Mojdeh Heidary Navid, Volker Daniel, Martin Zeier, Jörg Hofmann, Gerhard Opelz and Paul Schnitzler
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:19
  8. Allergy to cat epithelia is highly prevalent, being the major recommendation for allergy sufferers its avoidance. However, this is not always feasible. Allergen specific immunotherapy is therefore recommended ...

    Authors: María Morales, Mayte Gallego, Victor Iraola, Marta Taulés, Eliandre de Oliveira, Raquel Moya and Jerónimo Carnés
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18:10
  9. Chronic inflammatory diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are heterogeneous and often co-morbid, with increasing global prevalence. Uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (T2D) can result in severe i...

    Authors: Sarah E. Kleinstein, Jamison McCorrison, Alaa Ahmed, Hatice Hasturk, Thomas E. Van Dyke and Marcelo Freire
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2021 22:37
  10. Dendritic cells (DCs) are antigen presenting cells capable of inducing innate and adaptive immune responses. According to the stimulus and their maturation state, DCs induce immunogenic or tolerogenic response...

    Authors: Hind Hamzeh-Cognasse, Fabrice Cognasse, Sabine Palle, Patricia Chavarin, Thomas Olivier, Olivier Delézay, Bruno Pozzetto and Olivier Garraud
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2008 9:54
  11. Humanized mouse models are an increasingly popular preclinical model to study the human immune response in a biological system. There are a variety of protocols to generate these mice, each differing in the st...

    Authors: Crystal Dykstra, Amanda J. Lee, Evan J. Lusty, Mira M. Shenouda, Mahsa Shafai, Fatemeh Vahedi, Marianne V. Chew, Stephen Collins and Ali A. Ashkar
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:18
  12. Promiscuous T-cell epitopes that can be presented by multiple human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) are prime targets for vaccine and immunotherapy development because they are effective in a high proportion of the ...

    Authors: Shufeng Wang, Ling Guo, Dong Liu, Wei Liu and Yuzhang Wu
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:17
  13. The adenosine/uridine-rich element (ARE)-binding protein AUF1 functions to regulate the inflammatory response through the targeted degradation of cytokine and other mRNAs that contain specific AREs in their 3'...

    Authors: Navid Sadri, Jin-Yu Lu, Michelle L Badura and Robert J Schneider
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2010 11:1
  14. Recent fundamental and clinical studies have confirmed the effectiveness of utilizing the potential of the immune system to remove tumor cells disseminated in a patient’s body. Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) a...

    Authors: Maria Kuznetsova, Julia Lopatnikova, Julia Khantakova, Rinat Maksyutov, Amir Maksyutov and Sergey Sennikov
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18:31
  15. Transcriptional profiling with ultra-low input methods can yield valuable insights into disease, particularly when applied to the study of immune cells using RNA-sequencing. The advent of these methods has all...

    Authors: Brittany A. Goods, Jacqueline M. Vahey, Arthur F. Steinschneider, Michael H. Askenase, Lauren Sansing and J. Christopher Love
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:30

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Immunology 2018 19:42

  16. The RATE tool was recently developed to computationally infer the HLA restriction of given epitopes from immune response data of HLA typed subjects without additional cumbersome experimentation.

    Authors: Sinu Paul, Cecilia S. Lindestam Arlehamn, Veronique Schulten, Luise Westernberg, John Sidney, Bjoern Peters and Alessandro Sette
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18(Suppl 1):20

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  17. Triggering receptors expressed on myeloid cells (Trem) proteins are a family of cell surface receptors used to control innate immune responses such as proinflammatory cytokine production in mice. Trem genes be...

    Authors: Jun Kasamatsu, Mengyao Deng, Masahiro Azuma, Kenji Funami, Hiroaki Shime, Hiroyuki Oshiumi, Misako Matsumoto, Masanori Kasahara and Tsukasa Seya
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:9
  18. Scavenger receptor A (SRA) is expressed predominantly in phagocytic cells playing an essential role in the host immune defense against invading microorganisms. Our previous study reported the presence of SRA i...

    Authors: Ying Chen, Zuxiong Huang, Di Ma, Liqian Chen, Qintao Lai, Xuan Huang, Jia Zhou, Xiaoyong Zhang, Qiang Ma, Zhengliang Chen and Daming Zuo
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:29
  19. As a factor contributing to the tumor cell drug resistance, tumor microenvironment (TME) is being paid increasingly attention. However, the drug resistance of malignantly transformed cells in TME has rarely be...

    Authors: Xifeng Fei, Anqi Wang, Delin Wang, Xan Meng, Jiawei Ma, Lei Hong, Ruwei Qin, Aidong Wang, Jun Dong, Qiang Huang and Zhimin Wang
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:7
  20. Previously, we demonstrated up-regulated activated CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes as well as up-regulated cytotoxic NK cells in the blood of patients with idiopathic recurrent miscarriage. In the present study, w...

    Authors: Li Zhu, Mostafa Aly, Ruben Jeremias Kuon, Bettina Toth, Haihao Wang, Hristos Karakizlis, Rolf Weimer, Christian Morath, Eman Ibrahim, Naruemol Ekpoom, Gerhard Opelz and Volker Daniel
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:10
  21. Capparis Spinosa L. is an aromatic plant growing wild in dry regions around the Mediterranean basin. Capparis Spinosa was shown to possess several properties such as antioxidant, antif...

    Authors: Mouna Moutia, Khadija El Azhary, Anass Elouaddari, Abdellah Al Jahid, Jamal Jamal Eddine, Fouad Seghrouchni, Norddine Habti and Abdallah Badou
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:26
  22. Eosinophils are innate immune cells present in the intestine during steady state conditions. An intestinal eosinophilia is a hallmark of many infections and an accumulation of eosinophils is also observed in the ...

    Authors: Ruth Forman, Michael Bramhall, Larisa Logunova, Marcus Svensson-Frej, Sheena M. Cruickshank and Kathryn J. Else
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:12
  23. Immunobiotic Lactobacillus jensenii TL2937 modulates porcine mononuclear phagocytes from Peyer’s patches (PPMPs) and induces a differential production of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in response to Toll-l...

    Authors: Kohichiro Tsukida, Takuya Takahashi, Hikaru Iida, Paulraj Kanmani, Yoshihito Suda, Tomonori Nochi, Shuichi Ohwada, Hisashi Aso, Sou Ohkawara, Seiya Makino, Hiroshi Kano, Tadao Saito, Julio Villena and Haruki Kitazawa
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:21
  24. Acute cellular rejection (ACR) is associated with complications after kidney transplantation, such as graft dysfunction and graft loss. Early risk assessment is therefore critical for the improvement of transp...

    Authors: Nicole Wittenbrink, Sabrina Herrmann, Arturo Blazquez-Navarro, Chris Bauer, Eric Lindberg, Kerstin Wolk, Robert Sabat, Petra Reinke, Birgit Sawitzki, Oliver Thomusch, Christian Hugo, Nina Babel, Harald Seitz and Michal Or-Guil
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:11
  25. Most monoclonal antibodies against mouse antigens have been derived from rat spleen-mouse myeloma fusions, which are valuable tools for purposes ranging from general laboratory reagents to therapeutic drugs, a...

    Authors: Qin Chen, Shengping Qiu, Huanhuan Li, Chaolong Lin, Yong Luo, Wenfeng Ren, Yidi Zou, Yale Wang, Ninghshao Xia and Chenghao Huang
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:35
  26. Lupus nephritis (LN) is a common complication of systemic lupus erythematosus that presents a high risk of end-stage renal disease. In the present study, we used CIBERSORT and gene set enrichment analysis (GSE...

    Authors: Yiling Cao, Weihao Tang and Wanxin Tang
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:37
  27. Although a safe and effective yellow fever vaccine was developed more than 80 years ago, several issues regarding its use remain unclear. For example, what is the minimum dose that can provide immunity against...

    Authors: Carla R. B. Bonin, Guilherme C. Fernandes, Rodrigo W. dos Santos and Marcelo Lobosco
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:15
  28. Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection (CHB) usually mount a modest T cell response against HBV epitopes. In order to determine immunogenic epitopes of HBV recognized by HBV-specific T cells, previo...

    Authors: Nanna-Sophie Brinck-Jensen, Thomas Vorup-Jensen, Peter Derek Christian Leutscher, Christian Erikstrup and Eskild Petersen
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:65
  29. The Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine has been widely used in children to prevent invasive Hib disease because of its strong immunogenicity and antibody response induction relative to the caps...

    Authors: Jing Tang, Ying Zhang, Xiaolong Zhang, Yun Liao, Yongrong Wang, Shengjie Ouyang, Yanchun Che, Miao Xu, Jing Pu, Qi Shen, Zhanlong He, Qiang Ye and Qihan Li
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:4
  30. Circulating follicular helper T (Tfh) cells are a heterogeneous population of CD4+ helper T cells that promotes pathogenic immune responses in autoimmune diseases. In this study, we examined the status of differe...

    Authors: Deying Liu, Jinxiang Liu, Jinghua Wang, Congcong Liu, Sirui Yang and Yanfang Jiang
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:40
  31. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induces acute liver injury and the complex mechanisms include the activation of toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) signaling pathway in many species. However, immuno-pathological changes duri...

    Authors: Xi-Yao Huang, Abdur Rahman Ansari, Hai-Bo Huang, Xing Zhao, Ning-Ya Li, Zhi-Jian Sun, Ke-Mei Peng, Juming Zhong and Hua-Zhen Liu
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18:12
  32. Systemic inflammation and the fever response to pathogens are coordinately regulated by IL-6 and IL-1β. We previously showed that CEACAM1 regulates the LPS driven expression of IL-1β in murine neutrophils thro...

    Authors: Zhifang Zhang, Deirdre La Placa, Tung Nguyen, Maciej Kujawski, Keith Le, Lin Li and John E. Shively
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:7
  33. Blood platelets are first aimed at ensuring primary hemostasis. Beyond this role, they have been acknowledged as having functions in the maintenance of the vascular arborescence and, more recently, as being al...

    Authors: Adrien Chabert, Hind Hamzeh-Cognasse, Bruno Pozzetto, Fabrice Cognasse, Mirta Schattner, Ricardo M Gomez and Olivier Garraud
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:26
  34. In this study, seven adjuvants were compared for use with Plasmodium falciparum DiCo-Apical Membrane Antigen 1 (Pf-DiCo-AMA1), with the aim to identify an ideal adjuvant which yields high antibody titres and pote...

    Authors: Sumera Younis, Bart W. Faber, Clemens H.M. Kocken and Edmond J. Remarque
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:25
  35. Ethiopia initiated antiretroviral therapy early in 2005. Managing and detecting antiretroviral treatment response is important to monitor the effectiveness of medication and possible drug switching for low imm...

    Authors: Hadush Negash, Haftom Legese, Mebrahtu Tefera, Fitsum Mardu, Kebede Tesfay, Senait Gebresilasie, Berhane Fseha, Tsega Kahsay, Aderajew Gebrewahd and Brhane Berhe
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:45
  36. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease caused by T cell-mediated destruction of the insulin-producing β-cells in the pancreas. Therefore, approaches that effectively halt the pathogenic T cell response are p...

    Authors: Cristina Vazquez-Mateo, Justin Collins, Michelle Fleury and Hans Dooms
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2017 18:18
  37. Weighted Gene Co-expression Network analysis, a powerful technique used to extract co-expressed gene pattern from mRNA expression data, was constructed to infer common immune strategies used by cattle in respo...

    Authors: Hamid Beiki, Abbas Pakdel, Ardeshir Nejati Javaremi, Ali Masoudi-Nejad and James M. Reecy
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:2
  38. Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a cytokine that shares many activities with other pro-inflammatory cytokines in primary glomerulonephritis (GN). This study assesses the influence of immunosuppr...

    Authors: Rafał Zwiech
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:47
  39. The mouse strain BALB/c deficient in IL-1 receptor antagonist protein (Il-1ra) develops spontaneous arthritis disease (SAD) while the strain DBA/1 IL1rn -/- with the same deficiency doe...

    Authors: Xiaoyun Liu, Yan Jiao, Yanhong Cao, Nan Deng, Yonghui Ma, Karen A. Hasty, Andrew Kang, Hong Chen, John M. Stuart and Weikuan Gu
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:25
  40. Lung inflammation is a major consequence of the systemic inflammatory response caused by severe sepsis. Increased migration of γδ T lymphocytes into the lungs has been previously demonstrated during experiment...

    Authors: Maria Fernanda de Souza Costa, Catarina Bastos Trigo de Negreiros, Victor Ugarte Bornstein, Richard Hemmi Valente, José Mengel, Maria das Graças Henriques, Claudia Farias Benjamim and Carmen Penido
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:36
  41. Excessive and inappropriate immune responses are the hallmark of several autoimmune disorders, including the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD): Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). A complex etiol...

    Authors: Jeremy S Schaefer, Taraq Attumi, Antone R Opekun, Bincy Abraham, Jason Hou, Harold Shelby, David Y Graham, Charles Streckfus and John R Klein
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:5
  42. CD4+CD25+ regulatory T (Treg) cells suppress tumor immunity by inhibiting immune cells. Manipulation of Treg cells represents a new strategy for cancer treatment. Zoledronic acid (ZA), a nitrogen-containing bisph...

    Authors: Hsien Liu, Shih-Han Wang, Shin-Cheh Chen, Ching-Ying Chen, Jo-Lin Lo and Tsun-Mei Lin
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:45
  43. Antibodies against Region III-V of the erythrocyte binding antigen (EBA) 175 (EBA175RIII-V) have been suggested to provide protection from malaria in a natural infection. However, the quality and quantity of n...

    Authors: L. E. Amoah, H. B. Abagna, K. Akyea-Mensah, A. C. Lo, K. A. Kusi and B. A. Gyan
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2018 19:34
  44. Necrosis of alveolar macrophages following Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection has been demonstrated to play a vital role in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis. Our previous study demonstrated that Wnt/β-catenin s...

    Authors: Xiaoling Wu, Guangcun Deng, Min Li, Yong Li, Chunyan Ma, Yujiong Wang and Xiaoming Liu
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:16
  45. A significant barrier to organ transplantation is the cellular rejection that occurs and mediated by antibodies, T cells, and innate immune cells. This study was aimed to determine the number of CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ T...

    Authors: Liang Ma, Huimao Zhang, Kebang Hu, Guoyue Lv, Yaowen Fu, Desalegn Admassu Ayana, Pingwei Zhao and Yanfang Jiang
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2015 16:56
  46. Resident macrophages (Mø) originating from yolk sac Mø and/or foetal monocytes colonise tissues/organs during embryonic development. They persist into adulthood by self-renewal at a steady state, independent o...

    Authors: Kazushige Ogawa, Mayu Tsurutani, Aya Hashimoto and Miharu Soeda
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2019 20:34
  47. Validation of biomarkers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) across data sets has proven disappointing. As immune signature may be affected by many factors, our objective was to exp...

    Authors: Lindsey Russell, Gordon Broderick, Renee Taylor, Henrique Fernandes, Jeanna Harvey, Zachary Barnes, AnneLiese Smylie, Fanny Collado, Elizabeth G. Balbin, Ben Z. Katz, Nancy G. Klimas and Mary Ann Fletcher
    Citation: BMC Immunology 2016 17:3

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