IL-22 from T Cells: Better Late than Never

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Interleukin-22 (IL-22) enhances mucosal barrier function and is important in antimicrobial host defense. In this issue of Immunity, Basu et al. (2012) reveal that Th22 cells are the critical adaptive source of IL-22 during late-phase infection by Citrobacter rodentium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)952-954
Number of pages3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 14
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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