IgA responses in the intestinal mucosa against pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms.

@article{Macpherson2001IgARI,
  title={IgA responses in the intestinal mucosa against pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms.},
  author={Andrew J Macpherson and Lukas Hunziker and Kathy McCoy and Alain Lamarre},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 12},
  pages={1021-35}
}
IgA is the most abundant immunoglobulin produced in mammals; most is secreted as a dimer across mucous membranes. This review discusses the different mechanisms of induction of IgA, and its role in protecting mucosal surfaces against pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms. 

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