K M Cunnion

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor receptors encoded by poxviruses
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 67:278-82. 1999
  2. pmc Capsule production and growth phase influence binding of complement to Staphylococcus aureus
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 69:6796-803. 2001
  3. pmc Availability of complement bound to Staphylococcus aureus to interact with membrane complement receptors influences efficiency of phagocytosis
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 71:656-62. 2003
  4. pmc Complement activation influences Staphylococcus aureus adherence to endothelial cells
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 71:1321-7. 2003

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor receptors encoded by poxviruses
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 67:278-82. 1999
    ..T2 has also been shown to interfere with TNF-induced apoptosis in vitro. Understanding the role viral TNF receptor homologues play in altering host immune responses may suggest ways to develop specific anti-inflammatory therapeutics...
  2. pmc Capsule production and growth phase influence binding of complement to Staphylococcus aureus
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 69:6796-803. 2001
    ..aureus cells, and about one-third of the bound C3 was shed from the staphylococcal surface as iC3b, regardless of the CP phenotype of the strain. Thus, the phase of growth and presence of capsule are critical to opsonization...
  3. pmc Availability of complement bound to Staphylococcus aureus to interact with membrane complement receptors influences efficiency of phagocytosis
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 71:656-62. 2003
    ..aureus was not increased...
  4. pmc Complement activation influences Staphylococcus aureus adherence to endothelial cells
    K M Cunnion
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Infect Immun 71:1321-7. 2003
    ..aureus was 234% higher than that of EC exposed to NHS. Thus, complement-activated EC have increased S. aureus binding, while complement on the bacterial surface markedly reduces adherence...