Effects of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae cytotoxins on generation of oxygen radicals by porcine neutrophils

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dc.creator Tarigan, Simson
dc.date 2014-02-25
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-04T06:47:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-04T06:47:56Z
dc.date.issued 2014-02-25
dc.identifier http://medpub.litbang.pertanian.go.id/index.php/jitv/article/view/136
dc.identifier 10.14334/jitv.v4i1.136
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.pertanian.go.id/handle/123456789/3092
dc.description Cytotoxins produced by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (App) suggested to be the most important pathogenic and virulent factors for this organism. However, the mechanisms on how the cytotoxins contribute to the disease process remain unclear. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of the cytotoxins on the oxidative-burst metabolism of porcine neutrophils. In this study, neutrophils were firstly loaded with an oxidative probe dichlorofluorescin diacetate (DCFHDA) then expose to cytotoxins. Cells producing oxygen radicals emitted fluorescence and its intensity was measured with a FACScan flow cytometer. All cytotoxins derived from either App serotypes producing ApxI and ApxII, App serotypes producing ApxII only, or App serotypes producing ApxII and ApxIII were capable of stimulating neutrophils for oxygen-radical generation. However, compared with phorbol myristate acetate (PMA), App cytotoxins were much weaker as stimulants for oxygen radicals. In addition, Apx preparation stimulated an oxidative-burst metabolism of neutrophils at a low, narrow range of Apx doses. At higher doses, the toxins inhibit the oxidative burst metabolism. The effects of cytotoxins produced by App during infection on recruited neutrophils into the lungs are assumed to be comparable to those observed in this in vitro study. Neutrophils, and other host cells, adjacent to the bacteria become lysis due to high toxin concentration, whereas those at some distance to the bacteria produce oxygen radicals which in turn cause tissue damage or necrosis.   Key words: Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, cytotoxin, Apx, neutrophils, pig, oxygen radical, flow cytometry   en-US
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dc.language eng
dc.publisher Indonesian Animal Sciences Society en-US
dc.relation http://medpub.litbang.pertanian.go.id/index.php/jitv/article/view/136/136
dc.rights Copyright (c) 1970 Indonesian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences en-US
dc.rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 en-US
dc.source 2252-696X
dc.source 0853-7380
dc.source Indonesian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences; Vol 4, No 1 (1999): MARCH 1999; p.48-54 en-US
dc.title Effects of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae cytotoxins on generation of oxygen radicals by porcine neutrophils en-US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
dc.type Peer-reviewed Article en-US


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