- Lactobacilli from human gastrointestinal mucosa are strong stimulators of IL-12 productionC Hessle
Department of Clinical Immunology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Clin Exp Immunol 116:276-82. 1999..The results show that mucosa-associated lactobacilli can be potent stimulators of IL-12, and thus potentially of cell-mediated immunity, if they pass over the gut epithelial barrier and interact with cells of the gut immune system...
- Gram-positive bacteria are potent inducers of monocytic interleukin-12 (IL-12) while gram-negative bacteria preferentially stimulate IL-10 productionC Hessle
Department of Clinical Immunology, Goteborg University, SE 413 46 Goteborg, Sweden
Infect Immun 68:3581-6. 2000..The results suggest that gram-positive bacteria induce a cytokine pattern that promotes Th1 effector functions...
- Immunomodulatory effects of Lactobacillus plantarum colonizing the intestine of gnotobiotic ratsM V Herías
Department of Clinical Immunology, Goteborg University, Goteborg
Clin Exp Immunol 116:283-90. 1999..coli 1 week after colonization. The results indicate that L. plantarum colonization competes with E. coli for intestinal colonization and can influence intestinal and systemic immunity...