Will the advances in our understanding of mucosal immunology contribute to improvements in clinical control of IBD?

  • Tadakazu Hisamatsu Toshifumi Hibi
  • Published 2011 in Mucosal Immunology


There has been rapid progress in our understanding of mucosal immunology, especially in the gut. Intensive research has recently (i) demonstrated the importance of T helper type 17 cell (Th17) immunity, as a new paradigm, in the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory disorders;1 (ii) identified several subpopulations of intestinal antigenpresenting cells that… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/mi.2010.84


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