Keeping the peace: aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling modulates the mucosal microbiota

Immunity. 2013 Aug 22;39(2):206-7. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2013.08.012.

Abstract

In this issue of Immunity, Zelante et al. (2013) and Qiu et al. (2013) provide mechanistic insights into functional interactions between commensal microbes and innate lymphoid cells via the aryl hydrocarbon receptor.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Candida albicans / immunology*
  • Colitis / immunology*
  • Female
  • Interleukins / metabolism*
  • Lactobacillus reuteri / metabolism*
  • Receptors, Aryl Hydrocarbon / metabolism*
  • Th17 Cells / immunology*
  • Tryptophan / metabolism*

Substances

  • Interleukins
  • Receptors, Aryl Hydrocarbon
  • Tryptophan
  • interleukin-22