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Growth of Chlamydia pneumoniae induces cytokine production and expression of CD14 in a human monocytic cell line

Abstract

Chlamydia pneumoniae was able to survive and to multiply in the human monocytic cell line Mono Mac 6, Growth of C. pneumoniae induced production of tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin 1 beta, and interleukin 6, as well as up regulation of the CD14 molecule in a time dependent manner, Infection of monocytic cells and a proinflammatory cytokine response may be important in C. pneumoniae pathogenesis.

Authors: Heinemann, M., Susa, M., Simnacher, U., Marre, R., Essig, A.
Journal: Infect. Immun., 64: 4872-4875
Year: 1996
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