Abbreviations Ab: Antibody AEC: Alveolar epithelial cell [alpha]-SMA: [alpha]-smooth muscle actin ATCC: American Type Culture Collection BALF: Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid BLM: Bleomycin BSA: Bovine serum albumin CCK-8: Cell counting kit-8 Col: Collagen DC: Dendritic cell ECM: Extracellular matrix ELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay EMT: Epithelial to mesenchymal transition FBS: Fetal bovine serum H&E: Hematoxylin and eosin h: Hours IL: Interleukin ILD: Interstitial lung disease LTi cell: Lymphoid tissue inducer cell
mRNA: Messenger RNA Min: Minutes NK cell: Natural killer cell OVA: Ovalbumin PBS: Phosphate buffered saline RT-PCR: Reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction TGF-[beta]1: Transforming growth factor-[beta]1 VILI: Ventilator-induced lung injury.
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Sonnenberg of the Artis lab discovered that these lymphoid tissue inducer cells
maintain immunity in the intestine of mice.