Regulatory T cells

Mitsuo Katano, Junji Wada, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Masafumi Nakamura, Takashi Morisaki

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Regulatory T cells (Tregs) are a unique CD4+ T - cell subset that essentially plays a crucial role in maintaining T - cell tolerance against self-antigens. Namely, the essential role of Tregs is suppression of auto-reactive T cells. Here, the participation of Tregs in tumor immunity will be mainly discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-214
Number of pages18
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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    Katano, M., Wada, J., Suzuki, H., Nakamura, M., & Morisaki, T. (2008). Regulatory T cells. Biotherapy, 22(4), 197-214.