T cells are just dying to accept grafts

Thomas A. Ferguson, Douglas R. Green

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Two papers suggest that apoptosis of allureactive T cells is required for induction of peripheral transplantation tolerance. These findings raise new questions about how lymphocytes reach from beyond the grave to influence the immune response (pages 1298-1302 and 1303-1307).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1231-1232
Number of pages2
JournalNature medicine
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 1999


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