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γδT cell

Characterization of γδT cells in lung of Plasmodium yoelii-infected C57BL/6 mice

February 16, 2021 - 15:47 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Haixia Wei, Chenxi Jin, Jun Huang, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2021 20:89, 15 February 2021

Malaria has high morbidity and mortality rates in some parts of tropical and subtropical countries. Besides respiratory and metabolic function, lung plays a role in immune system. γδT cells have multiple functions in producing cytokines and chemokines, regulating the immune response by interacting with other cells. It remains unclear about the role of γδT cells in the lung of mice infected by malaria parasites.

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