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Nat Immunol. 2015 Mar;16(3):215-9. doi: 10.1038/ni.3100.

Feeding immunity: skepticism, delicacies and delights.

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1
Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK.
2
Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal.

Abstract

Immunologists studying the relationship between nutrition and immunological function face many challenges. We discuss here some of the historical skepticism with which nutritional research has often been faced and the complexities that need to be overcome in order to provide meaningful mechanistic insights.

PMID:
25689432
PMCID:
PMC4968636
DOI:
10.1038/ni.3100
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