Published in Health Risk Factor Week, January 8th, 2008
"It is largely unknown how this potentially deleterious action can be countered on a cellular level. We previously found that the interaction of TLR2 with group B Streptococcus (GBS), the most important pathogen in neonatal bacterial meningitis, activates microglia that in turn generate neurotoxic NO. We report in this study that GBS not only activates microglia, but also induces...
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