Decreased Vδ2 γδ T cells associated with liver damage by regulation of Th17 response in patients with chronic hepatitis B.

TitleDecreased Vδ2 γδ T cells associated with liver damage by regulation of Th17 response in patients with chronic hepatitis B.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWu X, Zhang J-Y, Huang A, Li Y-Y, Zhang S, Wei J, Xia S, Wan Y, Chen W, Zhang Z, Li Y, Wen T, Chen Y, Tanaka Y, Cao Y, Wang P, Zhao L, Wu Z, Wang F-S, Yin Z
JournalThe Journal of infectious diseases
Volume208
Issue8
Pagination1294-304
Date Published2013 Oct 15
Abstract

 γδ T cells comprise a small subset of T cells and play a protective role against cancer and viral infections; however, their precise role in patients with chronic hepatitis B remains unclear.

DOI10.1002/asia.201300600
Alternate JournalJ. Infect. Dis.