Suppressor T cells in the regulation of immune responses to allogeneic tissues

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Abstract

  • We conclude from the data that resting T cells, lacking the appropriate receptor, are probably unaffected by MLR suppressor factor. Instead, upon activation by allogeneic cells, and perhaps concomitantly with the development of a suppressor T-cell subpopulation, a receptor for MLR suppressor factor is expressed on the surface of responder T cells. Since this receptor is not associated nonspecifically with blast transformation (e.g., it is not detected on lipopolysaccharide or phytohemagglutinin-induced blast cells), it may represent a unique control mechanism for regulation of alloantigen-induced T-cell responses.
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  • Rich RR; Rich SS; Truitt GA
  • Start Page

  • 19
  • End Page

  • 22
  • Volume

  • 10
  • Issue

  • 1