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Suppression of mycobacterium tuberculosis induced reactive oxygen species and tumor necrosis factor-alpha activity in human monocytes of systemic lupus erythematosus patients by reduced glutathione.

Authors
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  • 1 Firoz Specialist Hospital, Aligarh-202002, India. , (India)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Oman Medical Journal
2070-5204
Publisher
Oman Medical Journal
Publication Date
Volume
27
Issue
1
Pages
11–19
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5001/omj.2012.03
PMID: 22359719
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Data shows that SLE patients are more susceptible to developing Mycobacterium tuberculosis, as ROS and TNF-α in SLE patients could activate the replication of mycobacterial Ag85B (30 kDa) after bacilli infection.

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