Viviana P Ferreira

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Affiliation: University of Toledo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Local release of properdin in the cellular microenvironment: role in pattern recognition and amplification of the alternative pathway of complement
    Claudio Cortes
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo Toledo, OH, USA Department Medical Immunology and Microbiology, Medical University of the Americas West Indies, Nevis
    Front Immunol 3:412. 2012
  2. pmc Native polymeric forms of properdin selectively bind to targets and promote activation of the alternative pathway of complement
    Viviana P Ferreira
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Immunobiology 215:932-40. 2010
  3. pmc Complement control protein factor H: the good, the bad, and the inadequate
    Viviana P Ferreira
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, United States
    Mol Immunol 47:2187-97. 2010
  4. pmc Identification of a novel mode of complement activation on stimulated platelets mediated by properdin and C3(H2O)
    Gurpanna Saggu
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    J Immunol 190:6457-67. 2013

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Publications4

  1. pmc Local release of properdin in the cellular microenvironment: role in pattern recognition and amplification of the alternative pathway of complement
    Claudio Cortes
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo Toledo, OH, USA Department Medical Immunology and Microbiology, Medical University of the Americas West Indies, Nevis
    Front Immunol 3:412. 2012
    ..This review highlights current knowledge related to these properties and discusses the implications of properdin production in a pro-inflammatory microenvironment...
  2. pmc Native polymeric forms of properdin selectively bind to targets and promote activation of the alternative pathway of complement
    Viviana P Ferreira
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Immunobiology 215:932-40. 2010
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  3. pmc Complement control protein factor H: the good, the bad, and the inadequate
    Viviana P Ferreira
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, United States
    Mol Immunol 47:2187-97. 2010
    ..e. cancer) by factor H is used as an immune evasion strategy. This review will focus on the current knowledge related to these versatile recognition properties of factor H...
  4. pmc Identification of a novel mode of complement activation on stimulated platelets mediated by properdin and C3(H2O)
    Gurpanna Saggu
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    J Immunol 190:6457-67. 2013
    ..Altogether, these data suggest novel molecular mechanisms for alternative pathway activation on stimulated platelets that may contribute to localization of inflammation at sites of vascular injury and thrombosis...