Functional differences between M cells and enterocytes in sampling luminal antigens.

@article{Kyd2008FunctionalDB,
  title={Functional differences between M cells and enterocytes in sampling luminal antigens.},
  author={Jennelle M. Kyd and Allan Cripps},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 49},
  pages={6221-4}
}
Oral delivery of agents such as vaccines offers a number of significant advantages over parenteral routes, yet only a small number of oral vaccines are routinely available today. The small intestine contains lymphoid aggregates that are overlaid by M cells. These aggregates are part of the gut-associated lymphoid tissues and are important for determining host responses to particulate antigenic material within the small intestine. Differentiating the receptor requirements for M cell uptake and… CONTINUE READING

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