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Research Article

IL-22 Mediates Goblet Cell Hyperplasia and Worm Expulsion in Intestinal Helminth Infection

  • Jan-Eric Turner,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Immunology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: III. Medizinische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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  • Brigitta Stockinger,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular Immunology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

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  • Helena Helmby mail

    helena.helmby@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003698

About the Authors

Jan-Eric Turner, Brigitta Stockinger
Division of Molecular Immunology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom
Helena Helmby
Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: helena.helmby@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JET HH. Performed the experiments: JET HH. Analyzed the data: JET HH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BS HH. Wrote the paper: JET HH.