Christian Ehlting

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The liver plays an important role in innate and adaptive immunity and in particular in induction of tolerance. The liver is frequently exposed to pathogens like gut-derived food antigens, environmental toxins and bacterial or viral products reaching the liver via the blood flow. It is central for production of acute phase proteins, among others including(More)
Macrophages are cells with remarkable plasticity. They integrate signals from their microenvironment leading to context-dependent polarization into classically (M1) or alternatively (M2) activated macrophages, representing two extremes of a broad spectrum of divergent phenotypes. Thereby, macrophages deliver protective and pro-regenerative signals towards(More)
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