Chapter 12 - The mucosal immune system

B Kaspers, Pete Kaiser

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Mucosal immunity encompasses a complex system including the skin and the respiratory, digestive and reproductive organs. This chapter introduces the latter three organs and briefly discusses immune responses associated with the feather pulp, which may be considered part of the skin.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAvian Immunology
EditorsKarel Schat, Bernd Kaspers, Pete Kaiser
PublisherAcademic Press
ISBN (Print)978-0-12-396965-1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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