Dendritic cells and regulatory T cells in atherosclerosis.

  title={Dendritic cells and regulatory T cells in atherosclerosis.},
  author={Cheolho C Cheong and Jae-Hoon Choi},
  journal={Molecules and cells},
  volume={34 4},
Although macrophages and other immune system cells, especially T cells, have been shown to play disease-promoting roles in atherosclerosis, less is known about the role of antigen presenting cells. Functional, immune stimulating dendritic cells (DCs) have recently been detected in aortic intima, the site of origin of atherosclerosis. We had compared DCs… CONTINUE READING