volume 20, issue 5, P305-310 1999
DOI: 10.2500/108854199778251933
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Abstract: Several decades ago, the skin was considered to be little more than a simple barrier to dehydration, environmental toxins, and extrinsic bacteria; however, we now recognize that the skin is a complex immune organ that is fully integrated with the immune functions of the bone marrow, lymph nodes, liver, and spleen. Lymphocytes possess a surface glycoprotein, referred to as the cutaneous lymphocyte-associate antigen (CLA), which specifically binds to the skin. The Langerhans cell is the primary antigen processin…

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