Anti-dengue virus nonstructural protein 1 antibodies contribute to platelet phagocytosis by macrophages

Shu Wen Wan, Yi Wen Yang, Ya Ting Chu, Chiou Feng Lin, Chih Peng Chang, Trai Ming Yeh, Robert Anderson, Yee Shin Lin

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摘要

Thrombocytopenia is an important clinical manifestation of dengue disease. The hypotheses concerning the pathogenesis of thrombocytopenia include decreased production and increased destruction or consumption of platelets. We previously suggested a mechanism of molecular mimicry in which antibodies (Abs) directed against dengue virus (DENV) nonstructural protein 1 (NS1) cross-react with platelets. Furthermore, several lines of evidence show activation of endothelial cells (ECs) and macrophages are related to dengue disease severity. Previous studies also suggested that Ab-opsonised platelets facilitate the engulfment of platelets by macrophages. Here we show that TNFα-activated ECs upregulate adhesion molecule expression to enhance the binding of platelets and macrophages and lead to anti-DENV NS1 Ab-mediated platelet phagocytosis. We further demonstrate that the interaction between macrophages and TNF-α-activated ECs requires binding of FcγR with the Fc region of platelet-bound anti-DENV NS1 Abs. Importantly, the binding of anti-DENV NS1 Abs to platelets did not interfere with platelet adhesion to ECs. The adhesion molecules ICAM-1 and β3 integrin expressed on ECs as well as the FcγR expressed on macrophages were critical in anti-DENV NS1 Ab-mediated platelet phagocytosis on activated ECs. Moreover, anti-DENV NS1 Abs dramatically enhanced platelet engulfment by macrophages in a murine model of DENV infection. Our study provides evidence for a novel role for anti-DENV NS1 Abs in the pathogenesis of thrombocytopenia in dengue disease by enhancing platelet phagocytosis by macrophages.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)646-656
頁數11
期刊Thrombosis and Haemostasis
115
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2016

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  • 血液學

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