Chloroquine antigen presentation

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    Chloroquine antigen presentation


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    A low pH is required for digestion of the protein by acidic hydrolases in the lysosome, for assembly of the α–β–peptide complex and for its transport to the cell surface. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are weak diprotic bases that can diffuse across the cell membrane and raise the pH within cell vesicles. Chloroquine is known to block MHC class II-dependent antigen processing and presentation by affecting lysosomal acidification and invariant chain dissociation from the MHC class II molecules. Continuous treatment with high doses of chloroquine in vivo is an established immunosuppressive therapy for autoimmune diseases 16. The presentation of exogenous antigens on MHC class I molecules, known as cross-presentation, is essential for the initiation of CD8 + T cell responses. In vivo, cross-presentation is mainly.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine antigen presentation

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    Chloroquine, an inhibitor of endosomal and lysosomal acidification required for efficient MHC class II antigen presentation, prevented responder cell proliferation, demonstrating that intracellular. As antigen processing is an acidic, pH-dependent phenomenon, chloroquine turns off the process of antigen presentation by decreasing the number of autoantigenic peptides appearing on the cell surface. Minocycline 0.1–0.4 mM gave significant inhibition of T cell response to TT and was equivalent to chloroquine. Inhibition was not observed when TT was incubated with APC before minocycline, indicating that presentation of preprocessed antigen was not inhibited.

     
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    Chloroquine is a lysosomotropic agent that prevents endosomal acidification [1]. AID 703715 - Resistance ratio of IC50 for chloroquine. PDF Antiplasmodial activity and phytochemical analysis. Evaluation of the Sensitivity in vitro of Plasmodium.
     
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    Plaquenil - I did initially have some stomach trouble when I first started. It went away within a week or two. It's important to take it with a little food. I take mine 200 mg morning and evening rather than all at once. My pharmacy switched me to another generic about 6 mos. after starting on it and the stomach issues started all over again, only worse.

    Immune & Autoimmune - Lupus Plaquenil and stomach issues.