NF-kappa B is required for the positive selection of CD8+ thymocytes.

@article{Hettmann2000NFkappaBI,
  title={NF-kappa B is required for the positive selection of CD8+ thymocytes.},
  author={Thore Hettmann and Jeffrey M. Leiden},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  year={2000},
  volume={165 9},
  pages={
          5004-10
        }
}
To examine the role of NF-kappaB in T cell development, we analyzed thymocyte ontogeny in transgenic (mutant I-kappaBalpha (mI-kappaBalpha)) mice that express a superinhibitory form of the NF-kappaB inhibitory protein, I-kappaBalpha (I-kappaBalpha(A32/36)), under the control of the T cell-specific CD2 promoter and enhancer. Thymi from mI-kappaBalpha mice contained increased numbers of double-positive (DP) and decreased numbers of both CD4(+) and CD8(+) single-positive cells, consistent with a… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 18 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

Role of WW Domain-containing Oxidoreductase WWOX in Driving T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Maturation.

The Journal of biological chemistry • 2016
View 17 Excerpts
Method Support
Highly Influenced

NF-κB and the regulation of hematopoiesis

Cell Death and Differentiation • 2006
View 2 Excerpts