The Importance of Propionibacterium acnes Place in Microbiology World


Guvenir M., Kaptanoglu A. , Suer K.

TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.12, sa.4, ss.183-186, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tdd.3480
  • Dergi Adı: TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.183-186

Özet

Propionibacterium acnes is most commonly recognized for its acne pathogenesis. However, it is known that P. acnes produces chemotactic substances and activates the compleman system. Recently, it has also been shown to take an important place in the pathogenesis of other diseases and exhibit opportunistic pathogenic properties with increased number of molecular studies. In addition, various studies have been carried out in order to use its effects on the immunity for therapeutic purposes. In this review, the features and pathogenesis of P. acnes have been reviewed in the light of current literature.