Adhesion between dendritic cells and epithelial cells maintains the gut barrier during bacterial sampling


Collins, J.E. (2002) Adhesion between dendritic cells and epithelial cells maintains the gut barrier during bacterial sampling. Gut, 50, (4), 449-450. (doi:10.1136/gut.50.4.449).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gut.50.4.449

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A new mechanism for bacterial uptake in mucosal tissues is proposed that is mediated by dendritic cells endowed with the ability to make intercellular adhesive links directly with epithelial cells thereby preserving the integrity of the gut barrier.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Science @lert
ISSNs: 0017-5749 (print)
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Keywords: dendritic cells, epithelial cells, gut barrier, bacterial sampling
Subjects: Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Repair
ePrint ID: 26999
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:15
Contact Email Address: jec3@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/26999

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