In Vitro Effects of Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus on Dendritic Cells and the Role of Beta Glucan in this Effect


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FİDAN I., KALKANCI A., Yesilyurt E. , Erdal B.

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.23, no.1, pp.17-24, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.17219/acem/37016
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-24
  • Keywords: dendritic cells, fungal infection, beta-glucan, IMMUNE-RESPONSE, EXPRESSION, MATURATION, SECRETION, MONOCYTES, SEPSIS

Abstract

Background. Dendritic cells (DCs) are able to initiate and regulate the immune response to fungal infections. beta-glucan stimulates the immune system, modulating cellular and humoral immunity. It has a beneficial effect in fighting fungal infections.