Regulatory T cells in autoimmune endocrine diseases.

  title={Regulatory T cells in autoimmune endocrine diseases.},
  author={Florence S Wong and Colin M Dayan},
  journal={Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM},
  volume={19 8},
Regulatory T cells (Tregs) play a vital role in maintaining homeostatic balance within the immune system. Tregs are required for mediating normal immune responses against pathogens and then terminating such responses when no longer required. However, Tregs also provide important regulation of autoimmune responses, specifically in preventing autoimmunity… CONTINUE READING