The Innate Functions of Dendritic Cells in Peripheral Lymphoid Tissues

  • Ralph M. Steinman
  • Laura Bonifaz
  • Shin-ichiro Fujii
  • Kang Liu
  • David Bonnyay
  • Sayuri Yamazaki
  • Maggi Pack
  • Daniel Hawiger
  • Tomonori Iyoda
  • Kayo Inaba
  • Michel C. Nussenzweig
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 560)


The term “innate” has several functional connotations for dendritic cell (DC) biology (Table 1). DCs can mediate innate immunity directly; they also link innate and adaptive arms of the immune system during immune responses and in maintaining tolerance.


Dendritic Cell Major Histocompatibility Complex Class Lymphoid Tissue Drain Lymph Node Dendritic Cell Maturation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph M. Steinman
    • 1
  • Laura Bonifaz
    • 1
  • Shin-ichiro Fujii
    • 1
  • Kang Liu
    • 1
  • David Bonnyay
    • 1
  • Sayuri Yamazaki
    • 1
  • Maggi Pack
    • 1
  • Daniel Hawiger
    • 2
  • Tomonori Iyoda
    • 3
  • Kayo Inaba
    • 3
  • Michel C. Nussenzweig
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratories of Cellular Physiology and ImmunologyThe Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Molecular Immunology, and the Chris Browne Center for Immunology and Immune DiseasesThe Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Animal Development and Physiology, Graduate School of BiostudiesKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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