Title: Macrophage reprogramming by mycolic acid promotes a tolerogenic response in experimental asthma
Authors: Korf, Hannelie
Pynaert, Gwenda
Tournoy, Kurt
Boonefaes, Tom
Van Oosterhout, Antoon
Ginneberge, Daisy
Haegeman, Anuschka
Verschoor, Jan A
De Baetselier, Patrick
Grooten, Johan # ×
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: American Lung Association
Series Title: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine vol:174 issue:2 pages:152-60
Abstract: Mycolic acid (MA) constitutes a major and distinguishing cell wall biolipid from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. MA interferes with the lipid homeostasis of alveolar macrophages, inducing differentiation into foamy macrophages exhibiting increased proinflammatory function.
ISSN: 1073-449X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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