Dendritic Cell Activation by Glucan Isolated from Umbilicaria Esculenta

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Kim, Hyung Sook; Kim, Jee Youn; Lee, Hong Kyung; Kim, Moo Sung; Lee, Sang Rin; Kang, Jong Soon; Kim, Hwan Mook; Lee, Kyung-Ae; Hong, Jin Tae; Kim, Youngsoo; Han, Sang-Bae;
  • Publisher: The Korean Association of Immunologists
  • Journal: Immune Network,volume 10,issue 6,pages188-197 (issn: 1598-2629, eissn: 2092-6685)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3026938, doi: 10.4110/in.2010.10.6.188
  • Subject: NF-κB | Original Article | Dendritic cells | Umbilicaria esculenta | MAPKs | Glucan

Background Lichen-derived glucans have been known to stimulate the functions of immune cells. However, immunostimulatory activity of glucan obtained from edible lichen, Umbilicaria esculenta, has not been reported. Thus we evaluated the phenotype and functional maturati... View more
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