A histoplasma capsulatum-specific IgG1 isotype monoclonal antibody, H1C, to a 70-kilodalton cell surface protein is not protective in murine histoplasmosis

Livia Cristina Liporagi Lopes, Allan J. Guimarães, Mariana Duarte De Cerqueira, Beatriz L. Gómez, Joshua D. Nosanchuk

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Abstract

Monoclonal antibodies to Histoplasma capsulatum can modify pathogenesis. We now show that monoclonal antibody H1C to a 70-kDa antigen increases intracellular fungal growth and reduces macrophage nitric oxide release but has no effect on fungal burden or survival in murine infection. This further demonstrates the complexities of host-pathogen interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1155-1158
Number of pages4
JournalClinical and Vaccine Immunology
Volume17
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2010

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Microbiology (medical)

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