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The mouth opens wide onto an additional view of immune development at mucosal borders

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-149
Number of pages2
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Issue number2
Published10 Feb 2021

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Much of our understanding of the way mucosal surfaces achieve a harmonious balance with their resident commensal microbiota derives from analysis of this interplay in the gut. Koren et al. (2021) interrogate the dynamics of this relationship in the mouth during early life and find that highly tissue-specific responses facilitate maturation.

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