Complement modulates the cutaneous microbiome and inflammatory milieu

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The skin is colonized by a plethora of microbes that include commensals and potential pathogens, but it is currently unknown how cutaneous host immune mechanisms influence the composition, diversity, and quantity of the skin microbiota. Here we reveal an interactive role for complement incutaneous host-microbiome interactions.

To access to abstract: Complement modulates the cutaneous microbiome and inflammatory milieu (Image adapted from http://www.pickyourdrugs.com/all-news/hand-bacteria-may-one-day-aid-forensic-identification-study)

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