Exfoliating infected bladder epithelium is a powerful host defense mechanism that reduces bacterial burden. In this issue of Immunity, Choi et al. (2016) present a function of mast cells that orchestrates the infected epithelial cell exfoliation via cytolytic granules.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 20 2016|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy
- Infectious Diseases