Dendritic cells in the mucosa of the human trachea are not regularly found in the first year of life.

@article{Tschernig2001DendriticCI,
  title={Dendritic cells in the mucosa of the human trachea are not regularly found in the first year of life.},
  author={Thomas Tschernig and Anette Solveig Debertin and Friedrich Paulsen and W. J. Kleemann and Reinhard Pabst},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={427-31}
}
BACKGROUND Dendritic cells (DCs) in the mucosa of the respiratory tract might be involved in the early development of pulmonary allergy or tolerance. To date, little is known about when the first DCs occur in human airways. METHODS Specimens of the distal trachea from patients who had died from sudden death in the first year of life (n=29) and in older… CONTINUE READING