Tissue-resident memory T cells (TRM) are a new subset of memory cells that have been associated with enhanced protective immunity for their tissue of residence. A recent study by Jiang et al. sheds light on the migration behavior of TRM in both infected and unifected skin, and their ability to provide protection against re-infection even within a previously uninfected skin tissue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1325-1327
Number of pages3
JournalCell Research
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2012


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