Role of Kupffer cells in the induction of tolerance after liver transplantation.

@article{Sato1996RoleOK,
  title={Role of Kupffer cells in the induction of tolerance after liver transplantation.},
  author={Kimiaki Sato and Kiyotaka Yabuki and Takanori Haba and Takeo Maekawa},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={1996},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={433-8}
}
The role of Kupffer cells (KC) in the induction of tolerance caused by preoperative donor-specific blood transfusion (DST) was investigated. DA rats (RT1a) were used as donors and Lewis rats (RT1(l)) as recipients. Recipients of an orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) were divided into eight groups: Group 1, only OLT was performed; Group 2, on Days 9 and… CONTINUE READING