Local Macrophage Chemokine Sustain Protective CD4 T Cells

A Local Macrophage Chemokine Network Sustains Protective Tissue-resident Member CD4 T Cells

Science. 2014 Oct 3;346(6205):93-8. doi: 10.1126/science.1257530. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Despite large investment and effort, vaccines that rely on T cells have not been successful. Unlike antibody-based vaccines, T cell-based vaccines rely on the cellular recruitment to the site of infection for protection. However, […]

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Commensal Bacteria Protect against Food Allergen Sensitization

Commensal Bacteria Protect against Food Allergen Sensitization

Stefka, AT et al  Commensal bacteria protect against food allergen sensitization.  2014 PNAS USA 111, 13145-13150.

The prevalence of life-threatening anaphylactic responses to food is rising at an alarming rate in many parts of the world. It is increasingly clear that 21st century environmental interventions, including widespread antibiotic use, […]

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