Published in Vaccine Weekly, August 12th, 2009
"However, host cell receptors involved in B. pertussis colonization of the respiratory tract are still under investigation. Here, we report that cholesterol-rich domains are involved in B. pertussis adhesion to epithelial cells. Treatment of A549 cells with cholesterol-sequestering drugs such as methyl-beta-cyclodextrin, nystatin, or filipin resulted in a significant...
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