Securing Mucosal Borders-Migrant Monocytes to the Rescue

George S. Yap, Akiko Iwasaki

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Gr1+ "inflammatory" monocytes are emerging as key players in the innate immune response to infection and vaccination. In a recent issue of Immunity, Dunay et al. (2008) report a surprisingly crucial role for inflammatory monocytes in mucosal resistance to the parasitic agent Toxoplasma gondii.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 11 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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