Immunology and Inflammation

Immunology and Inflammation

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    1. Immunology and Inflammation

    Pulsed ultrasound promotes secretion of anti-inflammatory extracellular vesicles from skeletal myotubes via elevation of intracellular calcium level

    Atomu Yamaguchi, Noriaki Maeshige ... Hidemi Fujino
    Ultrasound promotes release of extracellular vesicles from cultured myotubes and elicits anti-inflammatory effects on macrophages, indicating the potential of ultrasound stimulation to muscle for anti-inflammatory purposes.
    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Sustained store-operated calcium entry utilizing activated chromatin state leads to instability in iTregs

    Huiyun Lyu, Guohua Yuan ... Yan Shi
    Multidimensional study of signaling pathways and epigenomics investigates how TCR (T cell receptor) signaling and chromatin landscape interpaly and impact on Treg stability.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Apoptotic signaling clears engineered Salmonella in an organ-specific manner

    Taylor J Abele, Zachary P Billman ... Edward A Miao
    Clearance of engineered Salmonella which trigger regulated cell death is dependent upon the cellular 'bucket list,' which is determined both by cell death signaling pathway and by cell type infected.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation

    Discovery and characterization of cross-reactive intrahepatic antibodies in severe alcoholic hepatitis

    Ali Reza Ahmadi, Guang Song ... Zhaoli Sun
    Massive IgG and IgA antibody deposition in severe alcoholic hepatitis livers, targeting unique human proteins and exhibiting hepatocyte killing potential, suggests a role for cross-reactive anti-bacterial antibodies in severe alcoholic hepatitis pathogenesis.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation

    Commensal Bacteria Maintain a Qa-1b-restricted Unconventional CD8+ T Population in Gut Epithelium

    Jian Guan, J. David Peske ... Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri

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    University of New South Wales, Australia
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    The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, United States
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    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, United States
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