Production of MDC/CCL22 by human intestinal epithelial cells.

Abstract

The intestinal mucosa contains a subset of lymphocytes that produce Th2 cytokines, yet the signals responsible for the recruitment of these cells are poorly understood. Macrophage-derived chemokine (MDC/CCL22) is a recently described CC chemokine known to chemoattract the Th2 cytokine producing cells that express the receptor CCR4. The studies herein… (More)

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