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Over the past 20 years, natural killer T (NKT) cells have been shown to play an important role in both innate and adaptive immune responses. In this review, the potential role of NKT cells in transplantation will be discussed, particularly their role in rejection and the induction of a state of tolerance.

Original publication

DOI

10.1097/01.tp.0000280551.78156.ac

Type

Journal article

Journal

Transplantation

Publication Date

27/09/2007

Volume

84

Pages

679 - 681

Keywords

Graft Rejection, Humans, Immune Tolerance, Killer Cells, Natural, Organ Transplantation, T-Lymphocytes