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Immunity, Mucosal

"Immunity, Mucosal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Nonsusceptibility to the pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or antigenic substances as a result of antibody secretions of the mucous membranes. Mucosal epithelia in the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and reproductive tracts produce a form of IgA (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A, SECRETORY) that serves to protect these ports of entry into the body.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunity, Mucosal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immunity, Mucosal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 304 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2011
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