Myeloid-related protein 14 promote inflammation and injury in meningitis.

Christina Wache, Matthias Klein, Christian Ostergaard, Barbara Angele, Hans Häcker, Hans-Walter Pfister, Monika Pruenster, Markus Sperandio, Tomas Leanderson, Johannes Roth, Thomas Vogl, Uwe Koedel

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Neutrophilic inflammation often persists over days despite efficient antibiotic treatment and contributes to brain damage in bacterial meningitis. We proposed here that MRP14, an abundant cytosolic protein in myeloid cells, acts as an endogenous danger signal, driving inflammation and aggravating tissue injury.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-257
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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  • Infectious Medicine


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