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The Mucosal Immune Response

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Kohtaro Fujihashi1,
  2. Prosper N. Boyaka2,
  3. Jerry R. McGhee2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0109

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Fujihashi, K., Boyaka, P. N. and McGhee, J. R. 2010. The Mucosal Immune Response. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Immnunobiology Vaccine Center, School of Dentistry, Birmingham, AL, USA

  2. 2

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Microbiology, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    The Innate Mucosal Defense System
  • 3
    The Mucosal Epithelium Bridges Innate with Acquired Mucosal Immunity
  • 4
    An IEL–IEC Intranet
  • 5
    Inductive and Effector Lymphoepithelial Sites of the Mucosal Immune System
  • 6
    Mucosal T Cells and Cytokines
  • 7
    Induction of Mucosal Immunity and Vaccines
  • 8
    Mucosally-Induced Tolerance
  • 9
    Conclusions
  • 10
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • mucosal immune response;
  • innate mucosal defense system;
  • mucosal epithelium bridging innate with acquired mucosal immunity;
  • IEL and IEC crosstalk at intestinal mucosal barrier;
  • mucosal immune system inductive and effector lymphoepithelial sites;
  • cytokine and chemokine responses to mucosal pathogens;
  • mucosally-induced tolerance;
  • mucosal immunity and vaccine induction