Immunology: the neuronal pathway to mucosal immunity

Löser, S. and Maizels, R. M. (2018) Immunology: the neuronal pathway to mucosal immunity. Current Biology, 28(1), R33-R36. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2017.11.025) (PMID:29316420)

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Abstract

Type 2 immunity at mucosal surfaces is thought to be initiated by type 2 innate lymphoid cells. New studies report that these cells are themselves activated by the neuropeptide neuromedin U, produced by cholinergic neurons in the gut and in airways.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Loeser, Dr Stephan and Maizels, Professor Richard
Authors: Löser, S., and Maizels, R. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Current Biology
Publisher:Elsevier (Cell Press)
ISSN:0960-9822
ISSN (Online):1879-0445
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd.
First Published:First published in Current Biology 28(1): R33-R36
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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