Characterization of colonic dendritic cells in normal and colitic mice

Sheena M. Cruickshank, Nicholas R. English, Peter J. Felsburg, Simon R. Carding

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Recent studies demonstrating the direct involvement of dendritic cells (DC) in the activation of pathogenic T cells in animal models of inflammatory bowel disease identify DC as important antigen presenting cells in the colon. However, very little is known about the properties of colonic DC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6338-6347
Number of pages10
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 2005


  • Animals
  • Colitis
  • Colon
  • Dendritic Cells
  • Interleukin-2
  • Macrophages
  • Mice
  • Mice, Inbred C57BL
  • Mice, Knockout
  • Phenotype
  • T-Lymphocytes

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