Hepatocytes break the silence during liver-stage malaria

Haque, Ashraful and Engwerda, Christian (2014) Hepatocytes break the silence during liver-stage malaria. Nature Medicine, 20 1: 17-19. doi:10.1038/nm.3446


Author Haque, Ashraful
Engwerda, Christian
Title Hepatocytes break the silence during liver-stage malaria
Journal name Nature Medicine   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1078-8956
1546-170X
Publication date 2014-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1038/nm.3446
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 20
Issue 1
Start page 17
End page 19
Total pages 3
Place of publication New York, United States
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Liver-stage Plasmodium infection triggers a type I interferon transcriptional program in hepatocytes that amplifies an innate immune response within hepatic myeloid cells. This minimizes liver parasite load and delays the release of disease-causing parasites into the bloodstream.
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Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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