A Commencement for Eye Commensals.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

"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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Reyes, NJ; Saban, DR

Published Date

  • July 18, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 6 - 8

PubMed ID

  • 28723553

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5810358

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4180

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.immuni.2017.07.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States