Gut Reactions: Eosinophils Add another String to Their Bow

Eosinophils are found in abundance in the gut. In this issue of Immunity, Chu et al. (2014) report that eosinophil-deficient mice have impaired intestinal immunoglobulin A production, accompanied by a disrupted mucosal layer and alterations in microbiota density and composition.


Published in:
Immunity, 40, 4, 455-457
Year:
2014
Publisher:
Cambridge, Cell Press
ISSN:
1074-7613
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