Lars Jørgen Østergaard

Toll-like receptorer, nye behandlingsstrategier?

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  • Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • The Department of Infectious Diseases
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) comprise a group of recently discovered receptors which are essential molecular structures in the activation of immunity. The discovery of TLRs has provided a substantial increase in the knowledge of immunologic aspects of disease pathology and is presently giving rise to new treatment strategies. This review summarizes the current knowledge on TLRs functioning in infections, their possible roles in inflammatory bowl disease and the pivotal role for TLRs in endotoxic shock, an area which is currently subject to development of a new farmakon.
Udgivelsesdato: 2007-Jun-4
Translated title of the contributionToll-like receptors, a new way of treatment?
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Pages (from-to)2193-8
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Research areas

  • Animals, Bacterial Infections, Disaccharides, Humans, Immunity, Natural, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Shock, Septic, Sugar Phosphates, Toll-Like Receptors, Virus Diseases

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