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Ariel Munitz, PhD

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Ariel Munitz, PhD

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel


Inhibitory receptors, Chemotaxis, Inflammation, IL-13 receptors


Ben Baruch-Morgenstern N, Shik D, Moshkovits I, Itan M, Karo-Atar D, Bouffi C, Fulkerson PC, Rashkovan D, Jung S, Rothenberg M, Munitz A.  Paired immunoglobulin-like receptor A is an intrinsic, self-limiting pathway suppressing IL-5-induced eosinophil development. Nature Immunol; 2013: In Press. DOI, 10.1038/ni.2757

Moshkovits I, Shik D, Itan M, Karo-Atar D, Bernshtein B, Hershko AY, van Lookeren Campagne M, Munitz ACMRF35-like molecule 1 (CLM-1) regulates eosinophil homeostasis by suppressing cellular chemotaxis. Mucosal Immunology; 2013. DOI, 10.1038/mi.2013.47.

Munitz A. Inhibitory receptors on myeloid cells: new targets for therapy? Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2010:125; 128-37.

Munitz A, McBride ML, Bernstein JB, Rothenberg ME. A dual activation and inhibition role for the paired immunoglobulin-like receptor B (PIR-B) in eosinophils. Blood. 2008;111(12):5694-703.

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