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Microbes Infect. 2010 Feb;12(2):106-12. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2009.11.001. Epub 2009 Nov 5.

The role of tetraspanins in the pathogenesis of infectious diseases.

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Department of Tumor Immunology (TIL 278), Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Postbox 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands. avanspriel@scientist.com

Abstract

Tetraspanin proteins on host cells are involved in the pathogenesis of infectious diseases at different stages. In this review, we will focus on tetraspanins expressed in the immune system and the role they play in the defense to viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections.

PMID:
19896556
DOI:
10.1016/j.micinf.2009.11.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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