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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29277364/identification-of-an-interferon-stimulated-gene-isg15-involved-in-host-immune-defense-against-viral-infections-in-gilthead-seabream-sparus-aurata-l
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Daniel Álvarez-Torres, Victoria Gómez-Abellán, Marta Arizcun, Esther García-Rosado, Julia Béjar, María P Sepulcre
Interferons (IFNs) play a key role in the innate immunity of vertebrates against viral infections by inducing hundreds of IFN-stimulated genes (ISGs), such as isg15. Isg15 is an ubiquitin-like protein, which can conjugate cellular and viral proteins in a process called ISGylation, although it can also act as a cytokine-like protein. Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) is an important asymptomatic carrier of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus (VHSV) and nodavirus, representing a threat to other co-cultivated susceptible species...
December 19, 2017: Fish & Shellfish Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29277308/nrf2-as-regulator-of-innate-immunity-a-molecular-swiss-army-knife
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REVIEW
Maurizio Battino, Francesca Giampieri, Francesca Pistollato, Antoni Sureda, Marcos Roberto de Oliveira, Valeria Pittalà, Nikolay Mehterov, Victoria Sarafian, Francesca Fallarino, Seyed Fazel Nabavi, Atanas Georgiev Atanasov, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi
Organisms are constantly exposed to a broad range of pathological and stress-inducing agents, allergens and environmental chemicals that can induce infections, toxicity or other undesirable reactions. Our immune system has evolved over time in order to efficiently respond to these exogenous insults and maintain homeostasis. In particular, the innate immune system acts as primary barrier to prevent the entrance of invasive agents or allergens. This system is comprised of a diversity of cell types that are rapidly activated by recognition of common structures present in many potential pathogens known as pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs)...
December 22, 2017: Biotechnology Advances
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29261777/self-extracellular-rna-acts-in-synergy-with-exogenous-danger-signals-to-promote-inflammation
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Frederik Noll, Jonas Behnke, Silke Leiting, Kerstin Troidl, Gustavo Teixeira Alves, Holger Müller-Redetzky, Klaus T Preissner, Silvia Fischer
Self-extracellular RNA (eRNA), released from stressed or injured cells upon various pathological situations such as ischemia-reperfusion-injury, has been shown to act as an alarmin by inducing procoagulatory and proinflammatory responses. In particular, M1-polarization of macrophages by eRNA resulted in the expression and release of a variety of cytokines, including tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α or interleukin-6 (IL-6). The present study now investigates in which way self-eRNA may influence the response of macrophages towards various Toll-like receptor (TLR)-agonists...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29247998/the-aim2-inflammasome-sensor-of-pathogens-and-cellular-perturbations
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REVIEW
Jérôme Lugrin, Fabio Martinon
Recognition of pathogens and altered self must be efficient and highly specific to orchestrate appropriate responses while limiting excessive inflammation and autoimmune reaction to normal self. AIM2 is a member of innate immune sensors that detects the presence of DNA, arguably the most conserved molecules in living organisms. However, AIM2 achieves specificity by detecting altered or mislocalized DNA molecules. It can detect damaged DNA, and the aberrant presence of DNA within the cytosolic compartment such as genomic DNA released into the cytosol upon loss of nuclear envelope integrity...
January 2018: Immunological Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237838/a-single-amino-acid-substitution-within-the-paramyxovirus-sendai-virus-nucleoprotein-is-a-critical-determinant-for-production-of-ifn-beta-inducing-copyback-type-defective-interfering-genomes
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Asuka Yoshida, Ryoko Kawabata, Tomoyuki Honda, Kouji Sakai, Yasushi Ami, Takemasa Sakaguchi, Takashi Irie
One of the first defenses against infecting pathogens is the innate immune system activated by cellular recognition of pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs). Although virus-derived RNA species, especially copyback (cb)-type defective-interfering (DI) genomes, have been shown to serve as real PAMPs, which strongly induce interferon (IFN)-beta during mononegavirus infection, the mechanisms underlying DI generation remain unclear. Here, for the first time, we identified a single amino acid substitution causing production of cbDI genomes by successful isolation of two distinct types of viral clones with cbDI-producing and cbDI-non-producing phenotypes, from the stock Sendai virus (SeV) strain Cantell, which is widely used in a number of studies on anti-viral innate immunity as a representative IFN-beta-inducing virus...
December 13, 2017: Journal of Virology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226970/a-dominant-interfering-camta3-mutation-compromises-primary-transcriptional-outputs-mediated-by-both-cell-surface-and-intracellular-immune-receptors-in-arabidopsis-thaliana
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Florence Jacob, Barbara Kracher, Akira Mine, Carolin Seyfferth, Servane Blanvillain-Baufumé, Jane E Parker, Kenichi Tsuda, Paul Schulze-Lefert, Takaki Maekawa
Pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) and nucleotide-binding domain and leucine-rich repeat (LRR)-containing proteins (NLRs) initiate pattern-triggered immunity (PTI) and effector-triggered immunity (ETI), respectively, each associated with the activation of an overlapping set of defence genes. The regulatory mechanism behind this convergence of PTI- and ETI-mediated defence gene induction remains elusive. We generated transgenic Arabidopsis plants that enable conditional NLR activation without pathogen infection to dissect NLR- and PRR-mediated transcriptional signals...
December 11, 2017: New Phytologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29208681/hemitam-a-single-tyrosine-motif-that-packs-a-punch
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REVIEW
Björn Bauer, Alexander Steinle
Innate immune cells sense danger through a plethora of germline-encoded receptors that recognize pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) or cellular molecules that are exposed only by stressed, infected, malignant, or dead cells. Many of these danger-sensing receptors belong to the C-type lectin-like superfamily (CLSF) and therefore are called C-type lectin-like receptors (CTLRs). Certain activating CTLRs, namely, CLEC-2, Dectin-1, DNGR-1, NKp80, and NKp65, which are encoded by genes that are clustered together in a subregion of the mammalian natural killer gene complex (NKC), use a single copy tyrosine signaling module termed the hemi-immunoreceptor tyrosine-based activation motif (hemITAM)...
December 5, 2017: Science Signaling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207132/irf3-signaling-pathway-serves-an-important-role-in-poly-i-c-induced-procollagen-reduction-in-human-skin-fibroblasts
#8
Cheng Yao, Sangbum Han, Chi-Hyun Park, Ye-Ji Kim, Dong Hun Lee, Jin Ho Chung
Pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) are part of the immune system. They can recognize pathogen‑associated molecular patterns (PAMPs). Toll‑like receptors (TLRs) and retinoic acid‑inducible gene 1 (RIG‑1)‑like receptors (RLRs) are 2 types of PRR in the innate immune system. Double‑stranded RNA (dsRNA) can exist as a PAMP, including dsRNA viruses. dsRNA is known as a ligand not only for TLR3 but also for RLRs, including melanoma differentiation‑associated gene 5 and RIG‑1. Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular space in the skin...
November 22, 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202128/-toll-free-pathways-for-production-of-type-i-interferons
#9
Ling Wang, Shunbin Ning
Pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) are recognized by different cellular pathogen recognition receptors (PRRs), which are expressed on cell membrane or in the cytoplasm of cells of the innate immune system. Nucleic acids derived from pathogens or from certain cellular conditions represent a large category of PAMPs/DAMPs that trigger production of type I interferons (IFN-I) in addition to pro-inflammatory cytokines, by specifically binding to intracellular Toll-like receptors or cytosolic receptors...
2017: AIMS allergy and immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29196474/inflammasome-activation-and-assembly-at-a-glance
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REVIEW
Ankit Malik, Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti
Inflammasomes are multimeric protein complexes that typically comprise a sensor, an adaptor and the zymogen procaspase-1. An inflammasome assembles in response to a diverse range of pathogen-associated or danger-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs or DAMPs). The inflammasome platform leads to activation of caspase-1 through proximity-induced self-cleavage, which further induces maturation of interleukins 1β and 18 (IL-1β and IL-18) through proteolytic cleavage of pro-IL-1β and pro-IL-18. Activated caspase-1 also cleaves gasdermin D, which leads to a particular form of cell death called pyroptosis...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Cell Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193992/tlrs-nlrs-shaping-the-landscape-of-host-immunity
#11
Komal Dolasia, Manoj K Bisht, Gourango Pradhan, Atul Udgata, Sangita Mukhopadhyay
Innate immune system provides the first line of defense against pathogenic organisms. It has a varied and large collection of molecules known as pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) which can tackle the pathogens promptly and effectively. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and NOD-like receptors (NLRs) are members of the PRR family that recognize pathogen associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and play pivotal roles to mediate defense against infections from bacteria, fungi, virus and various other pathogens. In this review, we discuss the critical roles of TLRs and NLRs in the regulation of host immune-effector functions such as cytokine production, phagosome-lysosome fusion, inflammasome activation, autophagy, antigen presentation, and B and T cell immune responses that are known to be essential for mounting a protective immune response against the pathogens...
December 1, 2017: International Reviews of Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29187337/prr-signaling-during-in-vitro-macrophage-differentiation-from-progenitors-modulates-their-subsequent-response-to-inflammatory-stimuli
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Alba Martínez, Cristina Bono, Javier Megías, Alberto Yáñez, Daniel Gozalbo, M Luisa Gil
Toll-like receptor (TLR) agonists drive hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) to differentiate along the myeloid lineage in vitro and also in vivo following infection. In this study, we used an in vitro model of HSPC differentiation to investigate the functional consequences (cytokine production) that exposing HSPCs to various pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and Candida albicans cells have on the subsequently derived macrophages. Mouse HSPCs (Lin- cells) were cultured with GM-CSF to induce macrophage differentiation in the presence or absence of the following pattern recognition receptor (PRR) agonists: Pam3CSK4 (TLR2 ligand), LPS (TLR4 ligand), depleted zymosan (which only activates Dectin-1), or inactivated C...
September 1, 2017: European Cytokine Network
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29184853/porphyromonas-gingivalis-derived-lipopolysaccharide-combines-hypoxia-to-induce-caspase-1-activation-in-periodontitis
#13
Ran Cheng, Wen Liu, Rui Zhang, Yuchao Feng, Neil A Bhowmick, Tao Hu
Periodontitis is defined as inflammation affecting the supporting tissue of teeth. Periodontal pathogens initiate the disease and induce inflammatory host response. Hypoxia may accelerate the process by producing pro-inflammatory factors. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. gingivalis) lipopolysaccharides (LPS) and Escherichia coli (E. coli) LPS in inducing caspase-1 activation in normoxic or hypoxic phases. The results showed that healthy gingiva was in a normoxic phase (HIF-1α negative)...
2017: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183810/identification-structural-characterization-and-expression-analysis-of-toll-like-receptors-2-and-3-from-gibel-carp-carassius-auratus-gibelio
#14
Yuding Fan, Yong Zhou, Lingbing Zeng, Nan Jiang, Wenzhi Liu, Jianqing Zhao, Qiwang Zhong
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are important components of innate immunity. TLRs recognize pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and initiate downstream signaling pathways in response. In present study, we report the identification of two TLRs from gibel carp (Carassius auratus gibelio), TLR2 and TLR3 (designated CagTLR2 and CagTLR3, respectively). We report on the genomic structures and mRNA expression patterns of CagTLR2 and CagTLR3. Five exons and four introns were identified from the genomic DNA sequence of CagTLR3 (4749 bp in total length); this genomic organization is similar to that of TLR3 in zebrafish and human...
November 26, 2017: Fish & Shellfish Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182677/arabidopsis-ubiquitin-ligase-pub12-interacts-with-and-negatively-regulates-chitin-elicitor-receptor-kinase-1-cerk1
#15
Koji Yamaguchi, Hirohisa Mezaki, Masayuki Fujiwara, Yuki Hara, Tsutomu Kawasaki
In Arabidopsis, fungal chitin is recognized as a pathogen-associated molecular pattern (PAMP) by the chitin receptor complex containing the lysin-motif (LysM) receptor-like kinases CERK1 and LYK5. Upon the perception of chitin, CERK1 phosphorylates the receptor-like cytoplasmic kinase, PBL27, which activates the intracellular mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascade. However, the mechanisms by which the CERK1-PBL27 complex is regulated remain largely unknown. We identified ubiquitin ligase PUB12 as a component of the PBL27 complex using co-immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29177864/detecting-release-of-bacterial-dsdna-into-the-host-cytosol-using-fluorescence-microscopy
#16
Roland Felix Dreier, José Carlos Santos, Petr Broz
Recognition of pathogens by the innate immune system relies on germline-encoded pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) that recognize unique microbial molecules, so-called pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs). Nucleic acids and their derivatives are one of the most important groups of PAMPs, and are recognized by a number of surface-associated as well as cytosolic PRRs. Cyclic GMP-AMP synthase (cGAS) recognizes the presence of pathogen- or host-derived dsDNA in the cytosol and initiates type-I-IFN production...
2018: Methods in Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29177862/measuring-innate-immune-responses-to-bacterial-viability
#17
Julien Moretti, Nicolas Vabret, J Magarian Blander
The innate immune system directly senses microbial viability via the detection of a special class of viability-associated pathogen-associated molecular patterns (vita-PAMPs), such as prokaryotic messenger RNA. In the case of Gram-negative bacteria, detection of bacterial viability by phagocytes leads to a unique activation of inflammasome and type I interferon pathways, resulting in a robust pro-inflammatory innate response and a vigorous adaptive immune response. This protocol describes the methods required to study activation of both inflammasome and type I interferon pathways after stimulation of mouse bone marrow-derived macrophages with live or killed Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria...
2018: Methods in Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29176872/para-hydroxyphenylpyruvate-inhibits-the-pro-inflammatory-stimulation-of-macrophage-preventing-lps-mediated-nitro-oxidative-unbalance-and-immunometabolic-shift
#18
Rosella Scrima, Marta Menga, Consiglia Pacelli, Francesca Agriesti, Olga Cela, Claudia Piccoli, Antonella Cotoia, Alessandra De Gregorio, Julia V Gefter, Gilda Cinnella, Nazzareno Capitanio
Targeting metabolism is emerging as a promising therapeutic strategy for modulation of the immune response in human diseases. In the presented study we used the lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-mediated activation of RAW 264.7 macrophage-like cell line as a model to investigate changes in the metabolic phenotype and to test the effect of p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate (pHPP) on it. pHPP is an intermediate of the PHE/TYR catabolic pathway, selected as analogue of the ethyl pyruvate (EP), which proved to exhibit antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29173586/differential-immune-related-gene-expression-in-the-spleens-of-duck-tembusu-virus-infected-goslings
#19
Yu He, Anqi Wang, Shun Chen, Zhen Wu, Jinyue Zhang, Mingshu Wang, Renyong Jia, Dekang Zhu, Mafeng Liu, Qiao Yang, Ying Wu, Kunfeng Sun, Xiaoyue Chen, Anchun Cheng
Flaviviruses pose a significant threat to public health worldwide. Recently, a novel flavivirus, duck Tembusu virus (TMUV), was identified as the causative agent of a serious duck viral disease in Asia. Its rapid spread and expanded host range have raised substantial concerns regarding its potential threat to non-avian hosts, including humans. However, the specific molecular host responses to this virus are poorly understood. In this study, we used the RNA-sequencing technique to analyse the differential gene expression in the spleens of infected goslings 5days post-infection...
December 2017: Veterinary Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29154460/elevated-co2-increases-r-gene-dependent-resistance-of-medicago-truncatula-against-the-pea-aphid-by-up-regulating-a-heat-shock-gene
#20
Yucheng Sun, Huijuan Guo, Erliang Yuan, Feng Ge
Resistance against pathogens and herbivorous insects in many plant results from the expression of resistance (R) genes. Few reports, however, have considered the effects of elevated CO2 on R gene-based resistance in plants. The current study determined the responses of two near isogenic Medicago truncatula genotypes (Jester has an R gene and A17 does not) to the pea aphid and elevated CO2 in open-top chambers in the field. Aphid abundance, mean relative growth rate and feeding efficiency were increased by elevated CO2 on A17 plants but were reduced on Jester plants...
November 20, 2017: New Phytologist
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