In Vitro Effects of Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus on Dendritic Cells and the Role of Beta Glucan in this Effect

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FİDAN I., KALKANCI A., Yesilyurt E., Erdal B.

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.23, no.1, pp.17-24, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background. Dendritic cells (DCs) are able to initiate and regulate the immune response to fungal infections. beta-glucan stimulates the immune system, modulating cellular and humoral immunity. It has a beneficial effect in fighting fungal infections.