Bacterial toxin cripples dendritic cells

Regulatory T (T reg) cells have a new trademark and a new mode of action to go with it. While searching for a mysterious mechanism of T cell suppression, Deaglio et al. (page 1257) have also discovered a new and improved way to identify and purify T reg cells. Some T reg cells suppress effector T cells by secreting inhibitory cytokines. But this suppression… CONTINUE READING