Chronic granulomatous Disease is a rare immunodeficiency caused by a defect in the leukocyte NADPH oxidase. enzyme generates superoxide, which is needed for the killing of bacteria and fungi by phagocytic leukocytes. Most CGD patients have mutations in CYBB, the X-linked gene that encodes gp91phox, the catalytic subunit of the leukocyte NADPH oxidase. The exceptional feature of the A67 CGD patients reported here is that the p.Ala202Val mutation in the activation domain of p67phox was clearly hypomorphic: substantial expression of p67phox protein was noted and the NADPH oxidase activity in the neutrophils of the patients was 20-70% of normal, dependent on the stimulus used to activate the cells. Leukocyte NADPH oxidase activity, expression of oxidase components and gene sequences were measured with standard methods. the premalignant lesion-derived mediators that promote the inflammatory and Th17 phenotype could resolve if the contribution of this phenotype is to accelerate or to prevent progression of premalignant lesions to oral cancer.
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