All regulators great and small: when Treg need small RNAs to fulfill their commitment.
Lausanne, Switzerland. In Transpl Int, 20 Jun 2015
UNASSIGNED: CD4(+) CD25(+) Foxp3(+) regulatory T cells (Treg) are a small subset of CD4(+) T cells that are crucial in the maintenance of immunological self-tolerance as well as for the active regulation of pathogenic effector T cells in inflammatory responses and after allogeneic transplantation.
Endophilin marks and controls a clathrin-independent endocytic pathway.
Cambridge, United Kingdom. In Nature, Feb 2015
This pathway mediates the ligand-triggered uptake of several G-protein-coupled receptors such as α2a- and β1-adrenergic, dopaminergic D3 and D4 receptors and muscarinic acetylcholine receptor 4, the receptor tyrosine kinases EGFR, HGFR, VEGFR, PDGFR, NGFR and IGF1R, as well as interleukin-2 receptor.
Five Layers of Receptor Signaling in γδ T-Cell Differentiation and Activation.
Lisbon, Portugal. In Front Immunol, Dec 2014
Some of the key players are the costimulatory receptors CD27 and CD28, which differentially impact on pro-inflammatory subsets of γδ T-cells; the cytokine receptors IL-2R, IL-7R, and IL-15R, which drive functional differentiation and expansion of γδ T-cells; the NK receptor NKG2D and its contribution to γδ T-cell cytotoxicity; and the inhibitory receptors PD-1 and BTLA that control γδ T-cell homeostasis.
A modified γ-retrovirus vector for X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency.
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London, United Kingdom. In N Engl J Med, Nov 2014
BACKGROUND: In previous clinical trials involving children with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-X1), a Moloney murine leukemia virus-based γ-retrovirus vector expressing interleukin-2 receptor γ-chain (γc) complementary DNA successfully restored immunity in most patients but resulted in vector-induced leukemia through enhancer-mediated mutagenesis in 25% of patients.