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Immunology (Scholarly Publications)
Distinct and Overlapping Effector Functions of Expanded Human CD4, CD8? and CD4CD8? Invariant Natural Killer T Cells (2011)CD1d-restricted invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells have diverse immune stimulatory/regulatory activities through their ability to release cytokines and to kill or transactivate other cells. Activation of iNKT cells ...
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and the regulation of human invariant natural killer T cells: lessons from obesity, diabetes and psoriasis. (Springer, 2011)AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: The innate immune cells, invariant natural killer T cells (iNKT cells), are implicated in the pathogenesis of psoriasis, an inflammatory condition associated with obesity and other metabolic diseases, ...
(Hindawi, 2010)Human V?9V?2 T cells recognise pyrophosphate-based antigens (phosphoantigens) and have multiple functions in innate and adaptive immunity, including a unique ability to activate other cells of the immune system. We used ...