Immune-responsive human tissue models for the development of immunomodulatory drugs
Prof. Dr. Steffen Rupp, Dr. Kai Sohn, Dr. Anke Burger-Kentischer
Innate immunity is a central component of the human immune defense. Pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), such as the toll-like receptors (TLRs), play a key role in this system. They are omnipresent in nature and found in plants, insects, vertebrates and human beings.