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Ovided a very important tool to facilitate biological study of macrophages [20-23]. Several murine macrophage cell lines from bone marrow [24,25], spleen [26,27], fetal liver [28,29], and lung [30] have been successfully obtained by in vitro infection of primary cell cultures with a recombinant J2 retrovirus carrying the v-raf and v-myc oncogenes. In addition, investigation of the function of both
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Hose residing on isolated branches outside of subtrees containing previously defined HIV-1 subtype or CRF lineages. Outlier sequences on the other hand were defined as those residing on basal branches of subtrees containing previously defined HIV-1 subtype or CRF lineages. Nucleotide sequences were deposited in GenBank [JX244899-JX244948 for gag and JX244949JX245003 for nef]. Clinical and demograp
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Trees were constructed from these sequences with 100 full maximum likelihood bootstrap replicates (implemented in PHYML [14]), following either complete removal of recombinant sequence fragments or the division of recombinant sequences into their constituent fragments by a blinded fully exploratory screen for recombination using RDP3 [15]. The recombination screen was fully exploratory in that eve
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R macrophages which was derived from brochoalveolar lavage (BAL) obtained from MS-/- mice [31]. Immortalization was conducted by infection of the primary AMs from MS/- mice with a retrovirus J2. The immortalized AMs were cloned by limiting dilution method. Three of the clones, designated as ZK-1, ZK-2 and ZK-6 were chosen for further characterization of macrophage phenotype and phagocytic function
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A CRF02_AGa CRF02_AGa CRF02_AGaCRF02_AG CRF22_01A1 CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF36_cpxb/F2b CRF02_AG NDc CRF02_AG CRF02_AG ND NDc cCRF02_AG CRF01_AE CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF01/F CRF02_AG A-likeb CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF01_AE CRF02_AG NDc CRF02_AGNDc CRF02_AG A1 A1 F G A1 CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF02_AG CRF37_cpx F CRF01_AE CRF37_cpx Ub DCRF02_AGa CRF02_AG URF A1 URF G URF
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Lightly the uptake of fluorescent latex beads by ZK1 cells (Fig. 6B). Furthermore, to determine whether the size of dextran sulfate molecules alters the effect on ZK1 cells' uptake of latex beads, we tested different sizes of DS in the binding/phagocytosis assay. The results indicated thatonly dextran sulfate with smaller molecular weight (5-8kDa) inhibited binding, whereas larger 100-500-kDa dext
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Bited a 325-bp PCR product, whereas SR-AI/II-/- mutant allele showed a 434-bp PCR product. MARCO wild type allele exhibited ca. 500-bp PCR product, and MARCO-/- mutant exhibited ca. 850-bp PCR product. All of the three cell lines are stable and Mycoplasma-free by Mycoplasma PCR ELISA test (Roche, Indianapolis, IN) during culture in the past 24 months.SR-AI/IIM WT ZK1 ZK2 ZK6 MMARCOWT ZK1 ZK2 ZKMAR
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Systems (Minneapolis, MN). Protein was prepared by homogenizing lungs in ice-cold RIPA buffer (10 mM PBS, 0.5 SDS, 0.5 sodium deoxycholate) containing protease inhibitors (Sigma, St. Louis, MO). Homogenates were centrifuged at 13,000 ?g for 10 min at 4 , and protein was quantified using the DC protein assay (BioRad; Carlsbad, CA). For chemokine analysis 25-50 g of RIPA extracted protein was used