Candida Species-Dependent Release of IL-12 by Dendritic Cells Induces Different Levels of NK Cell Stimulation.

Marolda A, Hünniger K, Böttcher S, Vivas W, Löffler J, Figge MT, Kurzai O 2020 Candida Species-Dependent Release of IL-12 by Dendritic Cells Induces Different Levels of NK Cell Stimulation. J Infect Dis 221, 2060-2071.

Abstract

Candida albicans and Candida glabrata are the 2 most prevalent Candida species causing bloodstream infections. Patterns of innate immune activation triggered by the 2 fungi differ considerably.

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Alessandra Marolda
Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Vivas

Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Vivas

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