In this paper, Dokoshi et al. describe how the mammalian hyaluronidase Cemip is induced in the dermis during S. aureus infection. Cemip digests hyaluronan in the skin to regulate reactive adipogenesis and subsequent antimicrobial activity and skin inflammation.
- Staphylococcus aureus
- antimicrobial peptides
- innate immunity
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)