Role of type 2 immunity in intestinal inflammation.

@article{Bamias2015RoleOT,
  title={Role of type 2 immunity in intestinal inflammation.},
  author={Giorgos Bamias and Fabio Cominelli},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={471-6}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Type 2 (Th2) immune responses play important roles in intestinal immunity by contributing to the maintenance of mucosal homeostasis, not only conferring protection against helminthic infection but also participating in pro-inflammatory pathways in chronic intestinal inflammatory disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease. The current review focuses on recent developments regarding the role of Th2 responses in intestinal inflammation. RECENT FINDINGS Th2 gut mucosal… CONTINUE READING