Figure 2.

C. parapsilosis induces the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines in DCs. Quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (QRT-PCR) analysis of IL-1α, IL-6, TNFα and CXCL8 gene expression in iDCs (Panels A and B) and mDCs (Panels C and D) at 1 h (Panels A and C) and 24 h (Panels B and D) post-infection. DCs were infected with wild type (white columns) or lipase deficient (grey columns) C. parapsilosis. Expression levels were normalized and compared to the 18S rRNA and the fold change value was calculated using the ΔΔCT method. All measurements were preformed in duplicate for each experiment with at least three biological replicates. * p < 0.05, ** p = 0.002; wt - wild type; lip-/- - lipase deficient

Nagy et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-122
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