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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mempel, M; Kalali, BN; Ollert, M; Ring, J 
Title:
Toll-like receptors in dermatology. 
Abstract:
The human skin represents the first line of defense against potentially hazardous environmental threats (ie, infection by microbes, such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi). To fulfill this crucial function and to maintain the integrity of the skin compartment, evolution has equipped the human immune system with a variety of sophisticated tools leading to an efficient defense system of responses to various infectious challenges. The role of the skin within the different defense lines is multifacete...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dermatol Clin 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
25 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
531-40, viii 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0733-8635 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie