B cells producing type I IFN modulate macrophage polarization in tuberculosisMore about Open Access at the Crick
Authors listAlan Bénard Imme Sakwa Pablo Schierloh André Colom Ingrid Mercier Ludovic Tailleux Luc Jouneau Pierre Boudinot Talal Al-Saati Roland Lang Jan Rehwinkel Andre G Loxton Stefan HE Kaufmann Véronique Anton-Leberre Anne O'Garra Maria Del Carmen Sasiain Brigitte Gicquel Simon Fillatreau Olivier Neyrolles Denis Hudrisier
In addition to their well-known function as antibody-producing cells, B lymphocytes can markedly influence the course of infectious or noninfectious diseases via antibody-independent mechanisms. In tuberculosis (TB), B cells accumulate in lungs, yet their functional contribution to the host response remains poorly understood.
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