Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade ordet β-defensins.
Sammanfattning : This thesis comprises two sections, both of which explore eco-immunology of the innate immune system of mallards (Anas platyrhynchos). The innate immune system serves a pivotal role as the first line of defense against invading pathogens, and is comprised of physical and chemical barriers. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Textbooks generally state that the secretory activity of salivary glands is solely regulated by nerves. This view is challenged in the present Thesis, using the parotid gland of the anaesthetized rat as experimental in vivo model. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) constitute the two major inflammatory bowel diseases in man. Both are serious chronic illnesses of the intestine with severe debilitating effects. The etiology of the diseases is unknown, but involvement of both adaptive and innate immune reactions seems to be major factors in the pathogenesis. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The vagina is the port of entry for sexually transmitted diseases in women. Its epithelium constitutes the luminal border, thus comprising an important defence barrier. LÄS MER