Neuroimmune interactions in experimental colitis. An immunoelectron microscopic study.


With its abundance of neurons and immunocytes, the gut is a potentially important site for the study of the interaction between the nervous and immune systems. In this electron microscopic study we have investigated the distribution of substance P (SP)- and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP)-immunoreactive (IR) nerve terminals and the immunocytes… (More)


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