Collagen XVII (BP180) Modulates Keratinocyte Expression of the Proinflammatory Chemokine, IL-8

Experimental Dermatology, 05/31/2012

The findings support the hypothesis that COL17 plays an important regulatory role in the epidermal keratinocytes (EK) proinflammatory response, acting largely via NF–kappa B. Future investigations will focus on further defining the molecular basis of this novel control network.

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