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- Li, Wenqing, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2014 v.111 no.29 pp. E2977
- T-lymphocytes; adaptive immunity; antibacterial properties; bacteria; digestive system; genes; interleukin-17; lymph nodes; mice; mycobacterial diseases; patients
- ... The adaptive immune system provides critical defense against pathogenic bacteria. Commensal bacteria have begun to receive much attention in recent years, especially in the gut where there is growing evidence of complex interactions with the adaptive immune system. In the present study, we observed that commensal skin bacteria are recognized by major populations of T cells in skin-draining lymph n ...
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