Superficial Immunity: Antimicrobial Responses Are More Than Skin Deep

Madison R. Mack, Brian S. Kim

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Abstract

The skin barrier is essential for host defense, but how the skin provides protection when the barrier is breached is not well understood. In this issue of Immunity, Gallo and colleagues report that keratinocytes integrate signals from antimicrobial peptides via MAVS signaling to amplify their antiviral immune response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-8
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume45
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 19 2016

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