Significance of M-cells in homoeothermic body

Todor Karchev & Stefan Stoyanov
M-cells are a cell type specific for the epithelium of Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT). They can be found just in birds and mammals. It can be stated that the M-cells are the last cell type which appeared in the evolution of life. Their major role is to inform the immune system about all foreign antigens, penetrating the warm-blooded organisms by air, food and water. We consider the M-cells as foreign antigens receptors. They initiate the...