Peyer's patches


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Peyer's patches

[′pī·ərz ‚pach·əz]
(histology)
Aggregates of lymph nodules beneath the epithelium of the ileum.
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The effect of T-2 toxin on percentages of CD4+, CD8+, CD4+ CD8+ and CD21+ lymphocytes, and mRNA expression levels of selected cytokines in porcine ileal Peyer's patches.
This enables UC-II[R] to survive passage through the harsh conditions of the stomach and small intestine, so that it arrives finally at Peyer's patches with its molecular structure intact.
M cells have been difficult to study because they are relatively rare, they are only found within the Peyer's patches and can't be grown in isolation," Williams stated.
Uptake of biodegradable nano and microparticles by Peyer's patches after oral administration to mice.
Additional studies confirmed the presence of apoptosis, through the activation of caspases 8 and 3, in spleen, lymph nodes and Peyer's patches of mice experimentally infected with PCV2 (KIUPEL et al.
Kinetics of particle uptake in the domes of Peyer's patches.
The theory is that when contaminated food is eaten, the infected prions pass undigested through the gut wall into areas of specialised lymphoid tissue, called Peyer's patches, where they multiply and spread to the central nervous system.
Food material can reach lymphocytes (certain white blood cells) entering the intestinal wall directly, through Peyer's patches.
The cause of intussusception is thought to be the result of hypertrophied lymphoid tissue known as Peyer's patches (Irish et al.
Although the Peyer's Patches were discovered in 1677, it is only recently that medical science has begun to recognize them as constituents of the body's immune system.