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Enhancement of Candida albicans killing activity of separated human epidermal cells by ultraviolet radiation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2437948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ultraviolet irradiation enhanced the Candida albicans killing activity of freshly separated human epidermal cells in vitro. The stimulation was dose-dependent and was not due to soluble extracellular factors acting on non-irradiated epidermal cells. The enhancement of the killing activity remained unchanged when epidermal cells were depleted of Langerhans cells. Protein synthesis inhibitors and prostaglandin antagonists abrogated the ultraviolet-induced augmentation of killing activity.
M Csato; A S Kenderessy; A Dobozy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0007-0963     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-13     Completed Date:  1987-07-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Candida albicans
Cells, Cultured
Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
Epidermis / cytology*,  physiology
Phagocytosis / radiation effects*
Ultraviolet Rays*
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