Fungal dysbiosis: immunity and interactions at mucosal barriers

  title={Fungal dysbiosis: immunity and interactions at mucosal barriers},
  author={Iliyan D Iliev and Irina Leonardi},
  journal={Nature Reviews Immunology},
Fungi and mammals share a co-evolutionary history and are involved in a complex web of interactions. Studies focused on commensal bacteria suggest that pathological changes in the microbiota, historically known as dysbiosis, are at the root of many inflammatory diseases of non-infectious origin. However, the importance of dysbiosis in the fungal community — the mycobiota — was only recently acknowledged to have a pathological role, as novel findings have suggested that mycobiota disruption can… CONTINUE READING

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