The role of the T cell in autoimmune inflammation


T cells, in particular CD4+ T cells, have been implicated in mediating many aspects of autoimmune inflammation. However, current evidence suggests that the role played by CD4+ T cells in the development of rheumatoid inflammation exceeds that of activated proinflammatory T-helper (Th)1 effector cells that drive the chronic autoimmune response. Subsets of… (More)


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@inproceedings{Skapenko2005TheRO, title={The role of the T cell in autoimmune inflammation}, author={Alla Skapenko and Jan Leipe and Peter E Lipsky and Hendrik Schulze-Koops}, booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy}, year={2005} }