The dendritic cell niche in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  title={The dendritic cell niche in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={Angela Haczku},
  booktitle={Respiratory research},
The pulmonary innate immune system is heavily implicated in the perpetual airway inflammation and impaired host defense characterizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The airways of patients suffering from COPD are infiltrated by various immune and inflammatory cells including macrophages, neutrophils, T lymphocytes, and dendritic cells. While the role of macrophages, neutrophils and T lymphocytes is well characterized, the contribution of dendritic cells to COPD pathogenesis is… CONTINUE READING
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