Hilde Vrieling

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Because of their large surface area and immunological competence, mucosal tissues are attractive administration and target sites for vaccination. An important characteristic of mucosal vaccination is its ability to elicit local immune responses, which act against infection at the site of pathogen entry. However, mucosal surfaces are endowed with potent and(More)
The chemokine receptor CCR2 is a G protein-coupled receptor that is activated primarily by the endogenous CC chemokine ligand 2 (CCL2). Many different small-molecule antagonists have been developed to inhibit this receptor, as it is involved in a variety of diseases characterized by chronic inflammation. Unfortunately, all these antagonists lack clinical(More)
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