Only Two Can Tango: Mast Cells Displace Epithelial Cells to Dance with ILC2s

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Abstract

Mast cells have been implicated in protective immunity to helminth infection, but the precise mechanism remains unclear. In this issue of Immunity, Shimokawa et al., 2017 report that mast cells are a bridge linking dying epithelial cells with effector type 2 innate lymphoid cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)766-768
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume46
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2017
Externally publishedYes

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