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The role of respiratory epithelium in host defence against influenza virus infection

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The respiratory epithelium is the major interface between the environment and the host. Sophisticated barrier, sensing, anti-microbial and immune regulatory mechanisms have evolved to help maintain homeostasis and to defend the lung against foreign substances and pathogens. During influenza virus infection, these specialised structural cells and populations of resident immune cells come together to mount the first response to the virus, one which would play a significant role in the immediate...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.bj.2018.08.004

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Biomedical Journal Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
218-233
Publication date:
2018-09-10
Acceptance date:
2018-08-03
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ISSN:
2319-4170
Pubs id:
pubs:920193
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uri:7ab86df3-e6b2-46ba-be10-7403ce962c4a
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uuid:7ab86df3-e6b2-46ba-be10-7403ce962c4a
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pubs:920193

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