Suppression of Antigen-Specific Lymphocyte Activation in Simulated Microgravity

Variousparametersof immunesuppressionareobservedin astronautsduringandafter spaceflight,andin isolatedimmunecellsin trueandsimulatedmicrogravity. Specifically, polyclonalactivationof T cellsis severelysuppressed in trueandsimulatedmicrogravity. These recentfindingswith variouspolyclonalactivatorssuggestsa suppressionof oligoclonal lymphocyteactivationin… CONTINUE READING