The Proportion of Regulatory T Cells in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Meta-Analysis


BACKGROUND Regulatory T cells (Tregs) have important functions in peripheral immune tolerance. Dysfunction of Tregs is considered to be a pivotal cause of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, previous reports describing the proportion of Tregs among CD4+ T cells in RA patients were controversial because a range of markers are… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162306


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