Ylva Kai-Larsen

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Lactose in human breast milk an inducer of innate immunity with implications for a role in intestinal homeostasis
    Andreas Cederlund
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e53876. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of the multifunctional peptide LL-37 in host defense
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Front Biosci 13:3760-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial components of the neonatal gut affected upon colonization
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 61:530-6. 2007
  4. pmc Neutrophil primary granule proteins HBP and HNP1-3 boost bacterial phagocytosis by human and murine macrophages
    Oliver Soehnlein
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Invest 118:3491-502. 2008
  5. pmc Uropathogenic Escherichia coli modulates immune responses and its curli fimbriae interact with the antimicrobial peptide LL-37
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1001010. 2010

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Publications5

  1. pmc Lactose in human breast milk an inducer of innate immunity with implications for a role in intestinal homeostasis
    Andreas Cederlund
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e53876. 2013
    ..Together, these results suggest an additional function of lactose in innate immunity by upregulating gastrointestinal AMPs that may lead to protection of the neonatal gut against pathogens and regulation of the microbiota of the infant...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of the multifunctional peptide LL-37 in host defense
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Front Biosci 13:3760-7. 2008
    ..This review is giving an overview of the different immunological effects exerted by LL-37 and the physiological significance of these functions in immunity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial components of the neonatal gut affected upon colonization
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 61:530-6. 2007
    ..Our findings reveal that meconium and feces contain AMP, acting in the defense of the neonatal gut, and may be implicated in the control of the initial colonization...
  4. pmc Neutrophil primary granule proteins HBP and HNP1-3 boost bacterial phagocytosis by human and murine macrophages
    Oliver Soehnlein
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Invest 118:3491-502. 2008
    ..Thus, we attribute what may be a novel role for PMN granule proteins in regulating the immune response to bacterial infections...
  5. pmc Uropathogenic Escherichia coli modulates immune responses and its curli fimbriae interact with the antimicrobial peptide LL-37
    Ylva Kai-Larsen
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1001010. 2010
    ..Taken together, our data demonstrate that biofilm components are involved in the pathogenesis of urinary tract infections by E. coli and can be a target of local immune defense mechanisms...