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IMCI15 Berlin Germany Summer 2015

Papers new

Principles of Mucosal Immunology
Brand new textbook presenting the basic and clinical aspects of the mucosal
immune system, focusing on the major components of the mucosal barrier.

From Mucosal Immunology
The only journal exclusively devoted to immunity generated with or affecting mucosal tissue.

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  • DAMPS activating innate and adaptive immune responses in COPD
  • Severe viral respiratory infections: are bugs bugging?


  • Lung-resident CD4+ T cells are sufficient for IL-4Rα-dependent recall immunity to Nippostronglyus brasiliensis infection
  • Pneumococcal IgA1 protease subverts specific protection by human IgA1
  • IKKβ in intestinal epithelial cells regulates allergen-specific IgA and allergic inflammation at distant mucosal sites
  • Acting locally: innate mucosal immunity in resistance to HIV-1 infection in Kenyan commercial sex workers
  • Antigen-bearing dendritic cells from the sublingual mucosa recirculate to distant systemic lymphoid organs to prime mucosal CD8 T cells
  • CMRF35-like molecule 1 (CLM-1) regulates eosinophil homeostasis by suppressing cellular chemotaxis
  • Imaging murine NALT following intranasal immunization with flagellin-modified circumsporozite protein malaria vaccines
  • Abnormal apical-to-basal transport of dietary ovalbumin by secretory IgA stimulates a mucosal Th1 response
  • Oligoclonal expansions of mucosal T cells in Crohn's disease predominate in NKG2D-expressing CD4 T cells
  • Central cholingeric activation of a vagus nerve-to-spleen circuit alleviates experimental colitis
  • Pregnancy-specific glycoprotein 1 (PSG1) activates TGF-β and prevents dextran sodium sulfate (DSS)-induced colitis in mice
  • The intestinal micro-environmental imprints stromal cells to promote efficient Treg induction in gut-draining lymph nodes
  • TcpC protein from E.coli Nissle improves epithelial barrier function involving PKCζ and ERK1/2 signaling in HT-29/B6 cells
  • Amelioration of ovalbumin-induced allergic airway disease following Der p 1 peptide immunotherapy is not associated with induction of IL-35
  • Nod2 deficiency is associated with an increased mucosal immunoregulatory response to commensal microorganisms
  • Lyn activity protects mice from DSS colitis and regulates the production of IL-22 from innate lymphoid cells
  • CD8+ cells regulate the T helper-17 response in an experimental murine model of Sjögren syndrome
  • Highly prevalent colorectal cancer-infiltrating LAP+ Foxp3-T cells exhibit more potent immunosuppressive activity than Foxp3+ regulatory T cells
  • Thrombospondin-1 triggers macrophage IL-10 production and promotes resolution of experimental lung injury