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Immunity. 2018 May 15;48(5):844-846. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2018.05.001.

A Little Fiber Goes a Long Way.

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1
Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Pediatrics and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA.
2
Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Pediatrics and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA. Electronic address: timothy.hand@chp.edu.

Abstract

In this issue of Immunity, Trompette et al. (2018) show that dietary fiber and short chain fatty acids reduce influenza A virus-associated immunopathology by enhancing CD8+ T cell effector function and by promoting the differentiation of alternatively activated macrophages.

PMID:
29768170
DOI:
10.1016/j.immuni.2018.05.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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