Chapter 21. Microbial Instruction of Dendritic Cells

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Esther C. De Jong,
  2. Hermelijn H. Smits,
  3. Eddy A. Wierenga and
  4. Martien L. Kapsenberg

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch21

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

De Jong, E. C., Smits, H. H., Wierenga, E. A. and Kapsenberg, M. L. (2006) Microbial Instruction of Dendritic Cells, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • microbial instruction;
  • dendritic cells;
  • infection;
  • pathogen;
  • compounds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effector Th1 and Th2 Cells and Regulatory T Cells

  • Dendritic Cells and Pattern Recognition Receptors

  • DC-derived Factors that Promote Th1,Th2 or Regulatory T-cell Responses

  • TLR-mediated Activation of DC by Microbes and their Compounds

  • Th1 Cell-promoting DC

  • Th2 Cell-promoting DC

  • Regulatory T-cell-promoting DC

  • Indirect Priming of DC

  • Concluding Remarks