lipopolysaccharides


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lipopolysaccharides

(lip´ōpol´ēsak´ərādz´),
n.pl a compound or complex of lipid and carbohydrate.
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This is important because elevated blood levels of lipopolysaccharide and metabolic endotoxemia can result in insulin resistance and obesity.
The majority of in vitro macrophage activation exhibited by extracts of some immune enhancing botanicals is due to bacterial lipoproteins and lipopolysaccharides.
6) In cases of periodontal infection, mast cells come into contact with lipopolysaccharides on the cell walls of gram-negative bacteria, triggering expulsion of the bacterium's internal granules and initiating an inflammatory response.
Role of lipopolysaccharide susceptibility in the innate immune response to Salmonella typhimurium infection: LPS, a primary target for recognition of Gram-negative bacteria.
Our data highlight that these people can be exposed to as much as 126% more circulating lipopolysaccharide after a high-fat meal," said Dr.
The bone-resorbing activities in tissue culture of lipopolysaccharides from the bacteria Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Bacteroides gingivalis and Capnocytophaga ochracea isolated from human mouths.
Lipopolysaccharide induces apoptosis in adult rat ventricular myocytes via cardiac AT receptors.
ovis, antibodies to rough lipopolysaccharide and to outer membrane proteins are protective in mice (31,32).
Blood from heparin-containing Vacutainer Tubes was stimulated in culture with lipopolysaccharide (LPS), and the production of TNF[alpha] and IL-6 was determined by intracellular cytokine staining and flow cytometry.
Antibodies against bacterial lipopolysaccharides in Japanese patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Isolation and biological activities of Limulus anticoagulant (anti-LPS factor) which interacts with lipopolysaccharides (LPS).
The 12 articles here, including an introductory overview, include such topics as Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharides and Lewis antigens, outer membrane proteins, vacuolating toxin, Type IV secretion systems, gastric biology, metal metabolism and transport, replication, partitioning, segregation, cell division, molecular mechanisms, and genotyping.