Search for dissertations about: "superantigen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word superantigen.

  1. 1. Heavy Metal Superantigen : Genetic Regulation of Lymphocyte Activation by HgC12

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Yun Jiang; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Immunology; immunologi;

    Abstract : Injections of subtoxic doses of HgCl2 (mercuric chloride) cause a systemic autoimmune disease in genetically predisposed rats and mice. My work was designed to elucidate how HgCl2 induces lymphocyte activation and how the response to HgCl2 is regulated in susceptible and resistant strains. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staphylococcal enterotoxin H - structure and function of a superantigen

    University dissertation from Helen Pettersson, Active Biotech Research AB, Scheelevägen 22, 223 63 Lund

    Author : Helen Pettersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Immunology; TCR; staphylococcal enterotoxin H; MHC class II; superantigen; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi; serology;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish I vår omgivning finns det många bakterier, virus och parasiter som kan skada och göra människor sjuka. För att skydda oss mot angrepp av dessa sjukdomsalstrande organismer och andra skadliga ämnen har flera nivåer av skyddsmekanismer utvecklats. READ MORE

  3. 3. The immunomodulatory function of staphylococcal superantigen on oral tolerance

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Stern; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oral tolerance; superantigen; hygiene hypothesis; staphylococcal enterotoxin;

    Abstract : Exposure to soluble proteins via the gut gives rise to systemic tolerance, a phenomenon called oral tolerance. Failure of oral tolerance results in allergy, a disease that has increased during the last decades in Western industrialized countries. The cause of this rapid increase is unknown. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interplay between superantigens and immunoreceptors

    University dissertation from Karin Petersson, Molecular Biophysics, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical engineering, Lund University

    Author : Karin Lindkvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; serology; Immunology; TCR; MHC class II; X-ray crystallography; superantigen; staphylococcal enterotoxin; Biofysik; transplantation; Immunologi; serologi; Biophysics;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Alla människor blir dagligen utsatta för olika typer av främmande organismer som kan förorsaka kroppen skada. Därför har vi utvecklat celler som har till uppgift att "döda" och avlägsna allt främmande som kommer in i kroppen, det så kallade immunförsvaret. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structural Basis of Immune Receptor Binding by Staphylococcal Superantigens

    University dissertation from Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund Univeristy

    Author : Karin Rödström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Superantigen; X-ray Crystallography; T cell receptor; Major histocompatibility complex;

    Abstract : Superantigens (SAgs) are toxins capable of inducing a massive immune response, leading to severe disease. They are secreted by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes, which produce the staphylococcal enterotoxins and streptococcal pyogenic exotoxins, respectively. READ MORE