Sneaky Staph Can Shed Syndecan-1♦

Syndecan-1 Promotes Staphylococcus aureus Corneal Infection by Counteracting Neutrophil-mediated Host Defense
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        Anti-syndecan-1-immunostained eye sections of wild type mice before and after S. aureus infection show a dramatic decrease in syndecan-1 expression in the corneal epithelium, suggestive of increased syndecan-1 shedding.