Search for dissertations about: "leukotoxin"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word leukotoxin.

  1. 1. Inflammatory cell death of human macrophages induced by Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans leukotoxin

    Author : Peyman Kelk; Anders Johansson; Charels A Dinarello; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans; leukotoxin; IL-1β; caspase-1; inflammatory cell death; pyroptosis; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; odontologi; Odontology;

    Abstract : Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans is a bacterium mainly associated with aggressive forms of periodontitis. Among its virulence factors, a leukotoxin is suggested to play an important role in the pathogenicity. READ MORE

  2. 2. "A syndrome so characteristic" Molecular and clinical studies of Fusobacterium necrophorum and Lemierre's syndrome

    Author : Karin Holm; Infektionsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fusobacterium necrophorum; Lemierre’s syndrome; contact system; fibrinolysis; thrombophilia; leukotoxin;

    Abstract : Lemierre’s syndrome is caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum and involves tonsillitis, jugular vein thrombophlebitis and septic pulmonary emboli. The first studies underlying this thesis focused on bacterial interaction with coagulation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The antimicrobial role of human MAIT cells

    Author : Caroline Boulouis; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : MAIT cells are unconventional T cells that have characteristics of both innate and adaptive immunity. Their fast mobilization and wide distribution in tissues make them part of the first line of defense against infection. MAIT cells recognize riboflavin-related metabolites produced by bacteria and presented by MR1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exotoxins of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and periodontal attachment loss in adolescents

    Author : Carola Höglund Åberg; Anders Johansson; Rolf Claesson; Dorte Haubek; Andrea Mombelli; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans; periodontal attachment loss; JP2 genotype; non-JP2 genotype; LtxA; Cdt; Infectious Diseases; infektionssjukdomar;

    Abstract : Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is an oral bacterium that is mainly associated with aggressive forms of periodontitis, which most often starts at an early age. Amongst the virulence factors of A. READ MORE