CD57 Expression and Cytokine Production by T Cells in Lesional and Unaffected Skin from Patients with Psoriasis


BACKGROUND The immunopathogenic mechanisms leading to psoriasis remain unresolved. CD57 is a marker of replicative inability and immunosenescence on CD8+ T cells and the proportion of CD57 expressing CD8+ T cells is increased in a number of inflammatory conditions. METHODOLOGY We examined the expression of CD57 on T cells in the skin of patients affected… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052144

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