Tuft cells:a new flavor in innate epithelial immunity

Grencis, Richard K. and Worthington, John Joseph (2016) Tuft cells:a new flavor in innate epithelial immunity. Trends in Parasitology, 32 (8). pp. 583-585. ISSN 1471-4922

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How host cells sense intestinal parasitic infection and initiate the appropriate immune response has long been a focus of many immunologists. Three new papers now identify a critical role for tuft cells, an epithelial cell type involved in perception of taste, as key players that kick-start type 2 immunity.

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Trends in Parasitology
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