Author(s): Mosmann TR, Moore KW
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Abstract The identification of helper T (TH)-cell subsets has greatly improved understanding of the regulation of immune effector functions. In addition to controlling humoral and delayed-type hypersensitivity responses, these subsets crossregulate by secreting mutually inhibitory cytokines. In this review, Tim Mosmann and Kevin Moore examine these phenomena and in particular the role of interleukin 10, a cytokine secreted by TH2 cells that inhibits TH1-cell function.
This article was published in Immunol Today
and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals