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Figure 9 | BMC Microbiology

Figure 9

From: Inducible expression of beta defensins by human respiratory epithelial cells exposed to Aspergillus fumigatusorganisms

Figure 9

Analysis of hBD2 level in cell supernatants. The level of hBD2 in supernatants of 16HBE, A549 and primary culture HNT cells was measured by sandwich-ELISA. Briefly, cells were grown and exposed to different A. fumigatus organisms, latex beads or Il-1β (positive control) for 18 hours at 37°C. Supernatants were collected as described in Methods. The level of hBD was computed from duplicates of three experiments. Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different.

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