Affiliation: CSL Behring GmbH
- Induced prion protein controls immune-activated retroviruses in the mouse spleenMarius Lötscher
Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 2:e1158. 2007..The interaction between PrP and ubiquitous endogenous retroviruses may allow new interpretations of TSE pathophysiology and explain the evolutionary conservation of PrP...
- Immunologically induced, complement-dependent up-regulation of the prion protein in the mouse spleen: follicular dendritic cells versus capsule and trabeculaeMarius Lötscher
Institutes of Experimental Immunology and Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
J Immunol 170:6040-7. 2003..Furthermore, our observations may provide important clues for a physiological function of the prion protein and allow a new view on the role of complement and PrP in peripheral prion pathogenesis...