Mechanism of T cell self/non-self ‘education’

29 junio 2015

A protease only found in the thymus produces special peptides that promote positive selection of T cells that can detect non-self antigens, a process that allows immature T cells to develop to maturity, researchers have discovered. This finding may further contribute to the development of therapies for infectious diseases, cancers and immune diseases.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/MY1yqIIBN4g/150629075758.htm

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