Local increase of arginase activity in lesions of patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis in ethiopia Full Text
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 06/14/2012
Abebe T et al. – This increase in arginase activity coincides with lower expression of a signalling molecule in lymphocytes, which is essential for efficient activation of these cells. These results suggest that increased arginase expression in the localized cutaneous lesions might contribute to persistent disease in patients presenting with cutaneous leishmaniasis.