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Locations of gut-associated lymphoid tissue in the 3-month-old chicken: a review

(2010) AVIAN PATHOLOGY. 39(3). p.143-150
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The lymphoid tissue that is associated with the intestinal tract, the so-called gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT), is well developed in the chicken. Depending on the location, it is present as aggregations of lymphoid cells, or organized in lymphoid follicles and tonsils. From proximal to distal, the intestinal tract contains a pharyngeal tonsil, diffuse lymphoid tissue and lymphoid follicles in the cervical and thoracic parts of the oesophagus, an oesophageal tonsil, diffuse lymphoid tissue in the proventriculus, a pyloric tonsil, Peyer’s patches, Meckel’s diverticulum, two caecal tonsils, diffuse lymphoid tissue in the rectum, the bursa of Fabricius, and diffuse lymphoid tissue in the wall of the proctodeum. The lymphoid tissues are frequently covered by a lympho-epithelium that is infiltrated by lymphoid cells. Such an epithelium often containsMor microfold cells, which are specialized in antigen sampling and transport antigens to the underlying lymphoid tissue. A solid knowledge of the avian GALT could contribute to the development of vaccines to be administered orally. Additionally, immune stimulation via pre- and probiotics is based on the presence of a well-developed intestinal immune system.

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Casteleyn, Christophe, Marjan Doom, E Lambrechts, Wim Van Den Broeck, Paul Simoens, and Pieter Cornillie. 2010. “Locations of Gut-associated Lymphoid Tissue in the 3-month-old Chicken: a Review.” Avian Pathology 39 (3): 143–150.
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Casteleyn, C., Doom, M., Lambrechts, E., Van Den Broeck, W., Simoens, P., & Cornillie, P. (2010). Locations of gut-associated lymphoid tissue in the 3-month-old chicken: a review. AVIAN PATHOLOGY, 39(3), 143–150.
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Casteleyn C, Doom M, Lambrechts E, Van Den Broeck W, Simoens P, Cornillie P. Locations of gut-associated lymphoid tissue in the 3-month-old chicken: a review. AVIAN PATHOLOGY. 2010;39(3):143–50.
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Casteleyn, Christophe, Marjan Doom, E Lambrechts, et al. “Locations of Gut-associated Lymphoid Tissue in the 3-month-old Chicken: a Review.” AVIAN PATHOLOGY 39.3 (2010): 143–150. Print.
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of the oesophagus, an oesophageal tonsil, diffuse lymphoid tissue in the proventriculus, a pyloric tonsil, Peyer{\textquoteright}s patches, Meckel{\textquoteright}s diverticulum, two caecal tonsils, diffuse lymphoid tissue in the rectum, the bursa of Fabricius, and diffuse lymphoid tissue in the wall of the proctodeum. The lymphoid tissues are frequently covered by a lympho-epithelium that is infiltrated by lymphoid cells. Such an epithelium often containsMor microfold cells, which are specialized in antigen sampling and transport antigens to the underlying lymphoid
tissue. A solid knowledge of the avian GALT could contribute to the development of vaccines to be administered orally. Additionally, immune stimulation via pre- and probiotics is based on the presence of a well-developed intestinal immune system.},
  author       = {Casteleyn, Christophe and Doom, Marjan and Lambrechts, E and Van Den Broeck, Wim and Simoens, Paul and Cornillie, Pieter},
  issn         = {0307-9457},
  journal      = {AVIAN PATHOLOGY},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {143--150},
  title        = {Locations of gut-associated lymphoid tissue in the 3-month-old chicken: a review},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03079451003786105},
  volume       = {39},
  year         = {2010},
}

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