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What's new in photoimmunology?
Norval, M and Malley, RC and Woods, GM (2008) What's new in photoimmunology? Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 24 (6). pp. 334-336. ISSN 0905-4383
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The immunosuppression that follows exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is generated by complex multistep pathways that have been only partially elucidated. The process starts with cutaneous chromophores and most likely ends with the amplification of subsets of T-regulatory cells. Considerable efforts have been made to identify the roles of Langerhans cells and keratinocytes, located in the epidermis, and dendritic cells and macrophages, located in the dermis, in this cascade. Less attention, by comparison, has been paid to mast cells.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine|
|Page Range:||pp. 334-336|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1111/j.1600-0781.2008.00389.x|
|Additional Information:||The definitive published version is available online at: http://interscience.wiley.com|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jan 2009 00:27|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:54|
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