Endothelial cells: a novel key player in immunoregulation in acute graft-versus-host disease?

@article{Zhou2009EndothelialCA,
  title={Endothelial cells: a novel key player in immunoregulation in acute graft-versus-host disease?},
  author={Hao Zhou and Quan Li and Ping Zou and Yong You},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={567-9}
}
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a lethal complication of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation where activated donor T cells attack the genetically disparate host cells. The main target organs of the T cells in GVHD are the skin, liver, and intestine. In order to explain why the lung, one of the barrier organs, is spared from the injury of… CONTINUE READING