• Immunology of viral co-infections with HIV
    John W. Northfield, Gillian Harcourt, Michaela Lucas and Paul Klenerman (Peter Medawar Building For Pathogen Research, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)
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  • Staphylococcal superantigens: do they play a role in sepsis?
    Silva Holtfreter and Barbara M. Bröker (Institut für Immunologie und Transfusionsmedizin, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany)
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  • Dimerization, ROS formation, and biological activity of o-methoxyphenols
    Seiichiro Fujisawa1, Toshiko Atsumi2, Yukio Murakami1 and Yoshinori Kadoma3 (1Department of Oral Diagnosis Meikai University School of Dentistry, Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0283, Japan 2 Department of Dental Physiology, Meikai University School of Dentistry, Keyakidai, Sakado, Saitama 350-0283, Japan 3Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0062, Japan)
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  • RNA interference – significance and applications
    Justyna Stanisławska and Waldemar L. Olszewski (Department of Surgical Research and Transplantology, Medical Research Center, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
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  • Anti-tumor chemotherapy utilizing peptide-based approaches apoptotic pathways, kinases, and proteasome as targets
    Francisco J. Mendoza, Paula S. Espino, Kendra L. Cann, Nicolle Bristow, Kristin McCrea and Marek Los (Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, CancerCare Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9, Canada)
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Original Articles

  • SEB-induced T cell apoptosis in atopic patients – correlation to clinical status and skin colonization by Staphylococcus aureus
    Anna Kędzierska1 , Jolanta Kaszuba-Zwoińska2 , Zofia Słodowska-Hajduk2 , Monika Kapińska-Mrowiecka3 , Marzena Czubak3 , Piotr Thor2 , Kinga Wójcik4 and Juliusz Pryjma1,5, (1Department of Microbiology, Institute of Pediatrics, Cracow, Poland 2Chair of Pathophysiology, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland 3Department of Dermatology, Żeromski Hospital, Cracow, Poland 4Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland 5Department of Immunology, Faculty of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)
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  • Advanced glycation end-products prepared in solution under high pressure contain epitopes distinct from those formed in the dry reaction at high temperature
    Magdalena Staniszewska1 , Sławomir Jarosz2 , Marek Jon3 and Andrzej Gamian1(1Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland 2Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 3Institute of Chemistry, Wrocław University, Wrocław, Poland)
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  • Different pro-inflammatory and immunogenic potentials of Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis: implications for chronic inflammatory acne
    Anna Białecka2 , Monika Mak1 , Rafał Biedroń1 , Małgorzata Bobek1 , Andrzej Kasprowicz2 and Janusz Marcinkiewicz1 (1Department of Immunology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Cracow, Poland 2Microbiology Laboratory of Autovaccines, Polish Academy of Science, Cracow, Poland)
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