A new itch to scratch for TSLP

Matthew J. Turner, Baohua Zhou

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is characterized by allergic inflammation and itch. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) is a pro-allergic cytokine implicated in AD. A paper in Cell transforms the understanding of the functional repertoire of TSLP in general and in AD in particular showing that TSLP can directly stimulate sensory neurons and provoke itch.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-50
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Immunology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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