Peyer's patch


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Synonyms for Peyer's patch

any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon

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For in vivo experiments, suspensions of Peyer's patch cells in RPMI-1640 medium (Gibco, Grand Island, NY) supplemented with 5% fetal bovine serum (FBS) (RPMI 1640-FBS) were prepared from a small intestine of C3H/HeJ mice (female, 6-8 weeks old, SLC, Japan), who had been orally administrated with F-5 (150 mg/kg/day) or distilled water (control) for 1 week.
After F-5 (150 mg/kg/day) was orally administered to C3H/HeJ mice for 1 week, in vivo intestinal immune system modulating activity of orally administered F-5 was evaluated by using the Peyer's patch cells prepared from the mice after 1 day of the final administration of F-5.
Conversion by Peyer's patch lymphocytes of human enterocytes into M cells that transport bacteria.
Preferential induction of polyclonal IgA secretion by murine Peyer's patch dendritic cell T cell mixtures.
M-cell surface beta-1 integrin expression and invasin-mediated targeting of Yersinia pseuodoluberculosis to mouse Peyer's patch M cells.