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Lymphocyte Homing

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Michel Aurrand-Lions PhD Senior Scientist1,
  2. Beat A. Imhof PhD Professor and Chairman2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0108

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Aurrand-Lions, M. and Imhof, B. A. 2010. Lymphocyte Homing. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre Medical Universitaire, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Centre Medical Universitaire, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Concept of Recirculation: Lymphocytes Versus Leukocytes
  • 2
    Migration of Lymphocytes
  • 3
    Structure and Organization of Lymphoid Tissues
  • 4
    Molecular Mechanisms of Lymphocyte Migration
  • 5
    Firm Adhesion: Integrins Guide to the ‘no Return Point’
  • 6
    Chemokines Show the Way
  • 7
    Diapedesis
  • 8
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • lymphocyte homing;
  • recirculation concept-lymphocytes versus leukocytes;
  • lymphocyte migration;
  • molecular mechanisms of lymphocyte migration;
  • firm adhesion, integrins guide to ‘no return point’;
  • tethering/rolling of antigen-primed lymphocytes;
  • firm adhesion of naïve lymphocytes;
  • chemokines showing the way-higher degree of tissue specificity