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dual oxidase

Report: A Peroxidase/Dual Oxidase System Modulates Midgut Epithelial Immunity in Anopheles gambiae

March 17, 2010 - 08:50 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Sanjeev Kumar, Alvaro Molina-Cruz, Lalita Gupta, Janneth Rodrigues, Carolina Barillas-Mury
Reference: 
Science DOI: 10.1126/science.1184008

We show that a peroxidase, secreted by the Anopheles gambiae midgut, and dual oxidase form a dityrosine network that decreases gut permeability to immune elicitors.

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