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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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunity, Mucosal" by people in this website by year, and whether "Immunity, Mucosal" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1999 and 2001 and 2002
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