Antigen handling by the small intestine.


In this review, I have attempted to summarize the research done in a poorly understood area of gastroenterology, namely the role of the intestine in handling luminal antigens. The mature gut retains the capacity to absorb antigens by an energy-dependent, pinocytotic mechanism similar to that described for the transport of gamma-globulins in certain… (More)


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@article{Walker1986AntigenHB, title={Antigen handling by the small intestine.}, author={W. Allan Walker}, journal={Clinics in gastroenterology}, year={1986}, volume={15 1}, pages={1-20} }