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A dendritic cell subset designed for oral tolerance

Studies using genetic tools have identified the distinct dendritic cell subsets that ensure tolerance to oral antigens in the antigen-rich environment of the gut and suggest a 'division of labor' for protective immunity.

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Figure 1: mLN DC subsets in immunotolerance and protective immunity.

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Hinterleitner, R., Jabri, B. A dendritic cell subset designed for oral tolerance. Nat Immunol 17, 474–476 (2016).

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