T cell receptor ensures Treg functionality

Misdirected immune responses that target the body’s own tissue can result in diseases. regulatory T cells combat this effect by suppressing excessive immune responses and responses against our own bodies. Until now, scientists had been aware of two molecular properties of regulatory T cells that control these functions. Researchers at Technische Universitat Munchen have now shown that signals emitted by T cell receptor on the regulartory T cells’ surface are also essential for their identity and suppressive functions. —> Read More Here


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