HVEM protects mucosa

Nature Immunology

PubMedID: 22990902

Herpes virus entry mediator (HVEM) is a member of the family of tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) receptors and is reported to be a risk trait for colitis. In Nature, Kronenberg and colleagues show that HVEM expressed on gut and lung epithelial cells contributes to innate mucosal responses. After infection, ligation of…