A Commencement for Eye Commensals.
"Paucibacterial" levels of the normal eye surface have left immunologists wondering whether a true microbiome exists there. In this issue of Immunity, St. Leger et al. (2017) address this head-on, discovering a naturally existing commensal in mice that induces γδT cell-mediated protection from opportunistic infection.
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