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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 127017, 9 pages
Research Article

Neisseria gonorrhoeae Induces a Tolerogenic Phenotype in Macrophages to Modulate Host Immunity

1Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Odontológicas, Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Chile, 8380492 Santiago, Chile
2Laboratorio de Inmunología, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Química y Biología, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
3Programa Disciplinario de Inmunología, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, 8380453 Santiago, Chile

Received 5 March 2013; Revised 9 June 2013; Accepted 31 July 2013

Academic Editor: Yona Keisari

Copyright © 2013 Alejandro Escobar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Maria Carolina Ortiz, Claudia Lefimil, Paula I. Rodas, Rolando Vernal, Mercedes Lopez, Claudio Acuna-Castillo, Monica Imarai, and Alejandro Escobar, “Neisseria gonorrhoeae Modulates Immunity by Polarizing Human Macrophages to a M2 Profile,” Plos One, vol. 10, no. 6, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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