Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 1st, 2006
Scientists writing in the Journal of Immunology report, "We observed a remarkable synergism of adenoviruses and LPS in triggering the production of TNF in intact animals. We found that in mice pre-exposed to adenoviruses, LPS injections generated extremely high levels of TNF with altered kinetics."
"The elevated TNF synthesis stemmed mostly from post-transcriptional up-regulation of TNF production, although transcription of the TNF gene was also induced. Adenoviruses and LPS exhibited a significant but less dramatic synergism in...
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