Mature IgM-expressing plasma cells sense antigen and develop competence for cytokine production upon antigenic challenge
Pascal Blanc, Ludovic Moro-Sibilot, Lucas Barthly, Ferdinand Jagot, Sebastien This, Simon de Bernard, Laurent Buffat, Sebastien Dussurgey, Renaud Colisson, Elias Hobeika, Thierry Fest, Morgan Taillardet, Olivier Thaunat, Antoine Sicard, Paul Mondiere, Laurent Genestier, Stephen L Nutt, Thierry Defrance
Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
We would like to thank Professor Michael Reth (Centre for Biological Signalling Studies BIOSS, Freiburg, Germany) for the kind gift of the mEGFP/mb-1<SUP>inv</SUP> mice. We thank T. Andrieu (SFR BioSciences, UMS3444/US8) for technical assistance for flow cytometry and cell sorting; N Aguilera and J-F Henry (PBES, SFR BioSciences) for help at the animal care facility. Pascal Blanc was supported by a grant from Region Rhones-Alpes ARC1. Elias Hobeika is partly supported by SFB 1074 Project Z2. Stephen L Nutt was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (IRIISS grant # 361646, Program Grant # 1054925) and Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support.