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International Immunology's Impact Factor now 3.031*
We are pleased to announce that International Immunology's Impact Factor has increased to 3.031*; up by 20% from last year! 

To celebrate, and express our gratitude to the authors who contributed to the quality of International Immunology’s publications, we have made the 20 most cited articles from recent years freely available to read and download. 


IDO2 is critical for IDO1-mediated T-cell regulation and exerts a non-redundant function in inflammation
Richard Metz, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2014) 26 (7): 357-367.

Biased usage and preferred pairing of α- and β-chains of TCRs specific for an immunodominant gluten epitope in coeliac disease
Shuo-Wang Qiao, Asbjørn Christophersen, Knut E. A. Lundin, and Ludvig M. Sollid
Int. Immunol. (2014) 26 (1): 13-19.

PD-1 is a novel regulator of human B-cell activation

Marie-Laure Thibult, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (2): 129-137.

Essential role for Toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7)-unique cysteines in an intramolecular disulfide bond, proteolytic cleavage and RNA sensing
Atsuo Kanno, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (7): 413-422.

Pyroptotic cells externalize eat-me and release find-me signals and are efficiently engulfed by macrophages
Qiang Wang, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (6): 363-372.

Natural antibodies of newborns recognize oxidative stress-related malondialdehyde acetaldehyde adducts on apoptotic cells and atherosclerotic plaques
Chunguang Wang, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (10): 575-587.

Human TLR4 polymorphism D299G/T399I alters TLR4/MD-2 conformation and response to a weak ligand monophosphoryl lipid A
Natsuko Yamakawa, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (1): 45-52.

Phenotype and function of B cells and dendritic cells from interferon regulatory factor 5-deficient mice with and without a mutation in DOCK2
Kei Yasuda, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (5): 295-306.

The role of basophils and proallergic cytokines, TSLP and IL-33, in cutaneously sensitized food allergy
Taichiro Muto, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2014) 26 (10): 539-549.

Glycodendrimers prevent HIV transmission via DC-SIGN on dendritic cells

Juan J. Garcia-Vallejo, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (4): 221-233.

Plasmacytoid dendritic cells have a cytokine-producing capacity to enhance ICOS ligand-mediated IL-10 production during T-cell priming
Makoto Ogata, et al.
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (3): 171-182.


The Dectin-2 family of C-type lectin-like receptors: an update
Bernhard Kerscher, Janet A. Willment, and Gordon D. Brown
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (5): 271-277.

The roles of aryl hydrocarbon receptor in immune responses
Nam Trung Nguyen, Hamza Hanieh, Taisuke Nakahama, and Tadamitsu Kishimoto
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (6): 335-343.

T cells in atherosclerosis
Kevin Tse, Harley Tse, John Sidney, Alex Sette, and Klaus Ley
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (11): 615-622.

Foxp3+ Treg cells in humoral immunity
James B. Wing and Shimon Sakaguchi
Int. Immunol. (2014) 26 (2): 61-69.

Therapeutic uses of anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 antibodies
George K. Philips and Michael Atkins
Int. Immunol. (2015) 27 (1): 39-46.

Pleiotropic functions of TNF-α in the regulation of the intestinal epithelial response to inflammation

Moritz Leppkes, Manolis Roulis, Markus F. Neurath, George Kollias, and Christoph Becker
Int. Immunol. (2014) 26 (9): 509-515.

Hypoxia-mediated regulation of macrophage functions in pathophysiology

Elena Riboldi, Chiara Porta, Sara Morlacchi, Antonella Viola, Alberto Mantovani, and Antonio Sica
Int. Immunol. (2013) 25 (2): 67-75.

Therapeutic uses of anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody
Sujin Kang, Toshio Tanaka, and Tadamitsu Kishimoto
Int. Immunol. (2015) 27 (1): 21-29.

Anti-TNF therapy: past, present and future

Claudia Monaco, Jagdeep Nanchahal, Peter Taylor, and Marc Feldmann
Int. Immunol. (2015) 27 (1): 55-62.


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*2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports. Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
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