The Dynamics of the Skin’s Immune System
AbstractThe skin is a complex organ that has devised numerous strategies, such as physical, chemical, and microbiological barriers, to protect the host from external insults. In addition, the skin contains an intricate network of immune cells resident to the tissue, crucial for host defense as well as tissue homeostasis. In the event of an insult, the skin-resident immune cells are crucial not only for prevention of infection but also for tissue reconstruction. Deregulation of immune responses often leads to impaired healing and poor tissue restoration and function. In this review, we will discuss the defensive components of the skin and focus on the function of skin-resident immune cells in homeostasis and their role in wound healing. View Full-Text
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Nguyen, A.V.; Soulika, A.M. The Dynamics of the Skin’s Immune System. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 1811.
Nguyen AV, Soulika AM. The Dynamics of the Skin’s Immune System. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2019; 20(8):1811.Chicago/Turabian Style
Nguyen, Alan V.; Soulika, Athena M. 2019. "The Dynamics of the Skin’s Immune System." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20, no. 8: 1811.
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