Immunology of the gut and liver: a love/hate relationship

Adams, D. H.; Eksteen, B.; Curbishley, S. M.
June 2008
Gut;Jun2008, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p838
Academic Journal
The article discusses the immunology of the gut and liver. The mechanisms that show the coordination of immune responses between the gut and liver suggest association of intestinal diseases with diseases at distant extra-intestinal sites. The role of mucosal T cells in response to gut addressins suggests that blocking of these pathways may prevent the effector cells from entering the liver.


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