Contact hypersensitivity

Known as: Contact Hypersensitivities, Hypersensitivities, Contact, Hypersensitivity, Contact 
Contact hypersensitivity is an inflammatory response induced by antigen-reactive T cells that are exposed to antigen on the skin surface (epidermis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Allergies to nickel (Ni2+) are the most frequent cause of contact hypersensitivity (CHS) in industrialized countries. The… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), one of the commonest occupational diseases, is a T-cell-mediated skin inflammation caused by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The inflammasome is a cytosolic protein complex regulating the activation of caspase-1, which cleaves the pro-inflammatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Allergen-induced contact hypersensitivity (CHS) is a T cell-mediated delayed-type immune response which has been considered to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Epidermal Langerhans cells (LCs), a distinct skin-resident dendritic cell population, acquire antigen in the skin and migrate to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Langerhans cells (LC) form a unique subset of dendritic cells (DC) in the epidermis but so far their in vivo functions in skin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CCR6 expression in dendritic, T, and B cells suggests that this beta-chemokine receptor may regulate the migration and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Different strains of mice have varying susceptibilities to ultraviolet radiation (UV) of wavelength 280-320 nm (UVB) for 50… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Normal, healthy human volunteers and patients with proved history of non-melanoma skin cancer have been tested for their capacity… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
These studies address the hypothesis that Ag-bearing epidermal Langerhans cells migrate to the regional lymph node during contact… (More)
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