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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyerich, Stefanie; Eyerich, Kilian; Traidl-Hoffmann, Claudia; Biedermann, Tilo 
Title:
Cutaneous Barriers and Skin Immunity: Differentiating A Connected Network. 
Abstract:
The skin is the outermost barrier of the organism that ensures protection from external harm. Lately, our view of the skin has evolved from an inert mechanical barrier to an active organ that can sense danger signals and mount perfectly adapted defense measures in response to invading pathogens. This Review highlights the different levels of the cutaneous barrier (the microbiome, chemical, physical, and immune barriers), their characteristics, and functional, highly interconnected network of cel...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Trends Immunol 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
315-327 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1471-4906 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Molekulare Allergologie