*  Immunoglobulin A
"Secretory IgA's complex roles in immunity and mucosal homeostasis in the gut". Mucosal Immunology. 4 (6): 603-11. doi:10.1038/ ... ISBN 0-8385-0590-2. [page needed] Holmgren J, Czerkinsky C (April 2005). "Mucosal immunity and vaccines". Nature Medicine. 11 ( ... of secretory component on the Fc edge of dimeric IgA1 reveals insight into the role of secretory IgA1 in mucosal immunity". ... The high prevalence of IgA in mucosal areas is a result of a cooperation between plasma cells that produce polymeric IgA (pIgA ...
*  Francesco Dieli
Frontiers in Mucosal Immunity • The Open Autoimmunity Journal • The Open Biomarkers Journal • Recent Patents in Biomarkers • ... Infection and Immunity. • Ad hoc reviewer for several grants agencies including: Wellcome Trust, European Commission, Medical ... Immunity, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Blood, Journal of Immunology, European Journal of Immunology, Immunology, Clinical ...
*  MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A
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*  Biological functions of nitric oxide
Green, SJ (1995). "Nitric oxide in mucosal immunity". Nature Medicine. 1 (6): 515-517. doi:10.1038/nm0695-515. Suschek, C.; ... and to maintain gastric mucosal blood flow. A similar mechanism is thought to protect the skin from fungal infections, where ...
*  Nasal-associated lymphoid tissue
"A nontoxic adjuvant for mucosal immunity to pneumococcal surface protein A." The Journal of Immunology 161.8 (1998): 4115-4121 ... Kiyono, Hiroshi; Fukuyama, Satoshi (2004-09-01). "NALT- versus Peyer's-patch-mediated mucosal immunity". Nature Reviews. ... "A Nontoxic Chimeric Enterotoxin Adjuvant Induces Protective Immunity in Both Mucosal and Systemic Compartments with Reduced IgE ... It has a key role in inducing mucosal and systemic immune response. NALT is inductive site of MALT similarly to Peyer's patches ...
*  Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue
MALT plays a role in regulating mucosal immunity. It may be the site of lymphoma, usually non-Hodgkin lymphoma. A specific ... each of which is well situated to encounter antigens passing through the mucosal epithelium. In the case of intestinal MALT, M ...
*  Lymphangiectasia
"Mucosal Immunity and Chronic Idiopathic Enteropathies in Dogs". Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing ... Sutherland-Smith J, Penninck D, Keating J, Webster C (2007). "Ultrasonographic intestinal hyperechoic mucosal striations in ...
*  Crohn's disease
Cobrin GM, Abreu MT (2005). "Defects in mucosal immunity leading to Crohn's disease". Immunol. Rev. 206 (1): 277-95. doi: ... This same gene may reduce innate and adaptive immunity in gastrointestinal tissue and impair the ability to resist infection by ... Dietary microparticles, such as those found in toothpaste, have been studied as they produce effects on immunity, but they were ... Biopsies may also show chronic mucosal damage, as evidenced by blunting of the intestinal villi, atypical branching of the ...
*  Mucosal immunology
... doi:10.1038/mi.2016.81. ISSN 1935-3456. PMID 27649929. Mucosal Immunity and Vaccines, August 2003 Pavot, V ... Mucosal immunology is the study of immune system responses that occur at mucosal membranes of the intestines, the urogenital ... Since the mucosal membranes are the primary contact point between a host and its environment, a large amount of secondary ... The mucosal immune system provides three main functions: serving as the body's first line defense from antigens and infection, ...
*  Oral candidiasis
... mucosal) or systemic factors altering host immunity. Oral candidiasis is a mycosis (fungal infection). Traditionally, oral ... "Candida albicans interactions with epithelial cells and mucosal immunity". Microbes and Infection. 13 (12-13): 963-976. doi: ... Other physical mucosal alterations are sometimes associated with candida overgrowth, such as Fissured tongue (rarely), or ... For example, iron deficiency anemia is thought to cause depressed cell-mediated immunity. Some sources state that deficiencies ...
*  IL17A
... serotype-independent mucosal immunity". Immunity. 35 (6): 997-1009. doi:10.1016/j.immuni.2011.10.018. PMC 3406408 . PMID ... Kolls JK, Khader SA (December 2010). "The role of Th17 cytokines in primary mucosal immunity". Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews ... "T helper 17 cells promote cytotoxic T cell activation in tumor immunity". Immunity. 31 (5): 787-98. doi:10.1016/j.immuni. ... In tumorigenesis, IL-17A has been shown to recruit myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) to dampen anti-tumor immunity. IL- ...
*  Norovirus
Immunity Against Mucosal Pathogens. Springer. p. 232. ISBN 978-1-4020-8412-6. Robert Matthews. "I've lost my appetite.." New ... This immunity does not fully protect against infection with the other diverse genotypes of the virus. In Canada, norovirus is a ... After infection, immunity to the same strain of the virus - the genotype - protects against reinfection for between 4 and 9 ... Payne DC, Parashar UD, Lopman BA (2015). "Developments in understanding acquired immunity and innate susceptibility to ...
*  T helper 17 cell
Th17 cells have also been shown to be necessary for maintenance of mucosal immunity. In HIV, the loss of Th17 cell populations ... Guglani, Lokesh; Khader, Shabaana A. "Th17 cytokines in mucosal immunity and inflammation". Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 5 ... Th17 cells play an important role in maintaining mucosal barriers and contributing to pathogen clearance at mucosal surfaces, ... November 2009). "T helper 17 cells promote cytotoxic T cell activation in tumor immunity". Immunity. 31 (5): 787-798. doi: ...
*  Tuft cell
"Intestinal epithelial tuft cells initiate type 2 mucosal immunity to helminth parasites". Nature. 529 (7585): 226-30. doi: ... Type 2 immunity is involved in parasitic infections and allergic inflammation. The presence of α-gustducin in intestinal tuft ... Howitt, M; Lavoie, S (2016). "Tuft cells, taste- chemosensory cells, orchestrate parasite type 2 immunity in the gut". Science ... Harris, Nicola (2016-03-18). "The enigmatic tuft cell in immunity". Science. 351 (6279): 1264-1265. doi:10.1126/science.aaf5215 ...
*  Microbial symbiosis and immunity
"Secretory IgA's complex roles in immunity and mucosal homeostasis in the gut". Mucosal Immunology. 4 (6): 603-611. doi:10.1038/ ... Activation of mucosal immunity and the intestinal microbiota may contribute to inflammatory bowel disease. A variety of ... Immunity has been defined historically in multicellular organisms and occurs through their immune system. Immunity is achieved ... Immunity can occur by any degree in between elimination and tolerance of the cell or microbe. The human gastrointestinal tract ...
*  Paul Offit
Coffin SE, Moser CA, Cohen S, Speaker TJ, Offit PA (1997). "Enhanced protection and mucosal immunity induced by intramuscular ... "Migration of antigen-presenting B cells from peripheral to mucosal lymphoid tissues may induce intestinal antigen-specific IgA ...
*  FCAR
... a multifaceted regulator of mucosal immunity". Mucosal Immunology. 4 (6): 612-24. doi:10.1038/mi.2011.36. PMID 21937986. Aleyd ... However, during invasion of mucosal tissue by pathogenic bacteria, neutrophils responding to the infection will bind and ... Immunity. 22 (1): 31-42. doi:10.1016/j.immuni.2004.11.017. PMID 15664157. van Egmond M, Bakema JE (June 2013). "Neutrophils as ...
*  CCL28
"CCL28 has dual roles in mucosal immunity as a chemokine with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity". Journal of Immunology. 170 ... CCL28 is expressed by columnar epithelial cells in the gut, lung, breast and the salivary glands and drives the mucosal homing ... Lazarus NH, Kunkel EJ, Johnston B, Wilson E, Youngman KR, Butcher EC (April 2003). "A common mucosal chemokine (mucosae- ... intestine and other mucosal tissues. It has also been shown as a potential antimicrobial agent effective against certain ...
*  Addressin
2003). "Enteral feeding preserves mucosal immunity despite in vivo MAdCAM-1 blockade of lymphocyte homing". Ann. Surg. 237 (5 ... MADCAM is selectively expressed on mucosal endothelial cells, driving memory T-cell re-circulation through mucosal tissues. In ... 2003). "Expression of mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 on vascular endothelium of gastric mucosa in patients with ... Addressin also known as mucosal vascular addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 (MAdCAM-1) is a protein that in humans is encoded ...
*  Type 3 innate lymphoid cells
"A human NK cell subset provides an innate source of IL-22 for mucosal immunity." Nature 457.7230 (2009): 722. Cella, Marina, ... "IL-22 increases the innate immunity of tissues." Immunity 21.2 (2004): 241-254. Liang, Spencer C., et al. "Interleukin (IL)-22 ... "The aryl hydrocarbon receptor regulates gut immunity through modulation of innate lymphoid cells." Immunity 36.1 (2012): 92-104 ... "Maternal retinoids control type 3 innate lymphoid cells and set the offspring immunity." Nature 508.7494 (2014): 123.. ...
*  Interleukin 22
"A human natural killer cell subset provides an innate source of IL-22 for mucosal immunity". Nature. 457 (7230): 722-5. doi: ... Wolk K, Kunz S, Witte E, Friedrich M, Asadullah K, Sabat R (Aug 2004). "IL-22 increases the innate immunity of tissues". ... Genes and Immunity. 11 (3): 232-8. doi:10.1038/gene.2010.1. PMID 20237496. Silverberg MS, Cho JH, Rioux JD, McGovern DP, Wu J, ... Immunity. 21 (2): 241-54. doi:10.1016/j.immuni.2004.07.007. PMID 15308104. Pestka S, Krause CD, Sarkar D, Walter MR, Shi Y, ...
*  Pneumococcal vaccine
Since no mucosal immunity is provoked, the vaccine does not affect carrier rates, promote herd immunity, or protect against ... Among other things, this results in mucosal immunity and eventual establishment of lifelong immunity after several exposures. ... Immunity is not lifelong, so individuals must be re-vaccinated at age 65 if their initial vaccination was given at age 60 or ... Immunity is induced primarily through stimulation of B-cells which release IgM without the assistance of T cells. This immune ...
*  Gut flora
Mantis NJ, Rol N, Corthésy B (2011). "Secretory IgA's complex roles in immunity and mucosal homeostasis in the gut". Mucosal ... IgA is an important type of antibody that is used in mucosal environments like the gut. It has been shown that IgA can help ... Translocation, which occurs when bacteria leave the gut through its mucosal lining, the border between the lumen of the gut and ... As the liver is fed directly by the portal vein, whatever crosses the intestinal epithelium and the intestinal mucosal barrier ...
*  Immunoglobulin M
Fcα/µ-R can mediate endocytosis, and its expression in the gut suggests a role in mucosal immunity. Fcµ-R (formerly known as ... IgM binds to the polyimmunoglobulin receptor (pIgR) in a process that brings IgM to mucosal surfaces, such as the gut lumen and ... Heyman, B (2013). Antibody mediated regulation of humoral immunity. in Nimmerjahn, F. (ed.) Molecular and cellular mechanisms ... "Natural antibody and complement mediate neutralization of influenza virus in the absence of prior immunity". Journal of ...
*  Immunocontraception
... then this result highlights how the difference in the functioning of mucosal immunity from humoral immunity may be critical to ... Mucosal immunity, which includes immune function in the female reproductive tract, is not as well understood as humoral ... While GnRH immunity has been known to have contraceptive effects for some time, only in the 2000s has it been used to develop ... Immunity against zonae pellucidae causes an animal to produce antibodies that themselves are bound by a zona pellucida. Thus ...
*  Aspiration pneumonia
... disrupted normal mucosal barrier, impaired mucociliary clearance, alter cellular and humoral immunity, obstruction of the ...