Staphylococcus aureus, Toll-like receptors, superantigens, and their derivatives

Luft, Friedrich
October 2012
Journal of Molecular Medicine;Oct2012, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p1091
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Staphylococcus aureus, its toll-like receptors (TLR), superantigens and derivatives. It explores the paper of Bardoel and colleagues which investigates on how staphylococcal SSL3 specifically binds and inhibits TLR-2 acivation in neutrophils and monocytes. It discusses the association of Staphylococcal superantigens to toxic shock syndrome.


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