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German authors / Research i.S.  Aryl hydrocarbon receptor

Professor Esser / IUF Leibniz-Institut für umweltmedizinische Forschung gGmbH (Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine)

AG (Prof.) Esser: Rolle des AhR in der Immuntoxikologie


The aryl hydrocarbon receptor in T cells contributes to sustaining oral tolerance against ovalbumin in a mouse model.
Biljes D, Hammerschmidt-Kamper C, Merches K, Esser C:
EXCLI J 16: 291-301, 2017. doi: 10.17179/excli2017-168

Esser C: The Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Immunity: Tools and Potential. In: Cuturi MC, Anegon I (Hrsg.): Suppression and Regulation of Immune Responses, Methods and Protocols, Volume II. Humana press, New York, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4939-3138-5.

Esser C, Rannug A: The Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Barrier Organ Physiology, Immunology, and Toxicology. Pharmacol Rev 67(2): 259-279, 2015. [pubmed]

Professor Schrenk / Technical University of Kaiserslautern

AG (Prof.) Schrenk Biological responses mediated by the dioxin receptor


Consensus toxicity factors for polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls combining in silico models and extensive in vitro screening of AhR-mediated effects in human and rodent cells.

The 2005 World Health Organization Re-evaluation of Human and Mammalian Toxic Equivalency Factors for Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds