Mucosal Immune Development in Early Life: Setting the Stage

Abstract

Our environment poses a constant threat to our health. To survive, all organisms must be able to discriminate between good (food ingredients and microbes that help digest our food) and bad (pathogenic microbes, viruses and toxins). In vertebrates, discrimination between beneficial and harmful antigens mainly occurs at the mucosal surfaces of the respiratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00005-015-0329-y

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