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Many Langerhans make light work of skin immunity

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Matthew CollinORCiD, Dr Venetia BigleyORCiD



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The concept of functional specialization is fundamental to the immune system but has not been previously observed in human Langerhans cells. In this issue of Immunity, Liu et al. use single-cell approaches to define two distinct epidermal subsets converging on a common activation and migration pathway.

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Author(s): Collin M, Bigley V

Publication type: Editorial

Publication status: Published

Journal: Immunity

Year: 2021

Volume: 54

Issue: 10

Pages: 2188-2190

Print publication date: 12/10/2021

Online publication date: 12/10/2021

Acceptance date: 23/09/2021

ISSN (electronic): 1074-7613

Publisher: Elseiver


DOI: 10.1016/j.immuni.2021.09.006