Immunology of Crohn's Disease

@article{Braat2006ImmunologyOC,
  title={Immunology of Crohn's Disease},
  author={H. Braat and M. Peppelenbosch and D. Hommes},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1072}
}
Abstract:  The immense microbiological load of the gastrointestinal tract poses a daunting challenge for the mucosal immune system: whereas it should tolerate the vast number of commensal bacteria, it should adequately attack pathogenic organisms. Millions of years of co‐evolution have produced an intricate system in which interactions between the endogenous flora and mucosal immune system manage to perform this difficult balancing act. When components of this interaction are defective, for… Expand
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