Journal of Clinical Immunology

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 265–276 | Cite as

The common mucosal immune system and current strategies for induction of immune responses in external secretions

  • Jiri Mestecky
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Key words

Secretory immunity secretory IgA B cells exocrine glands milk saliva tears 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiri Mestecky
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Microbiology and MedicineUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Medical CenterBirmingham
  2. 2.Molecular Engineering Associates, Inc.Birmingham

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